Yan Peniston’s incredible run at Queen’s continues after his victory over Francisco Cerundolo.
A three-set victory for the Briton on Thursday earned him a place in the Cinch Championship quarter-finals as his remarkable history shows few signs of ending.
The 26-year-old stunned world number 5 Casper Ruud on Tuesday, after also finding out the same day he had received a wild card in the main draw at Wimbledon, and enjoyed that final appearance on center court at Queen’s Club. with a 6-0 4-6 6-4 victory in two hours.
Peniston handed out a first-set bagel in 20 minutes on their Argentine opponent, but Cerundolo fought back to show his class and looked favorites to win the second-round tie when he burst early in the decider.
World No. 180 Peniston had other ideas and won the last three games, securing another big win with a winner down the line to continue Britain’s participation in the west London tournament.
Earlier in the day, defending champion Matteo Berrettini scored a second-set tiebreaker to win his battle with Denis Kudla while Tommy Paul knocked out Stanislav Wawrinka in straight sets.
Tomorrow, Katie Boulter takes on Simona Halep in the quarter-finals of the Birmingham Classic.
Additional reporting by PA Media.