Kyle Edmund missed out on his initial win over a top-10 actor when he mislaid to universe series 4 Milos Raonic in a Delray Beach Open quarter-finals.
The British series 3 started good and took a initial set though a Canadian tip seed strike behind to win 4-6 6-3 6-4.
Raonic won 5 games in a quarrel to sign a second set and go 2-0 adult in a decider and assistance set adult a victory.
Raonic will face Argentina’s former US Open leader Juan Martin del Potro in Saturday’s semi-final.
“I was a small bit delayed off a block, got a small down on myself after that and wasn’t indispensably focusing on a right things,” Raonic told a ATP website.
“I was blissful to be means to get out of that mid by a second set.
“But Kyle has really good potential. He takes it to we and has a forehand that’s really tough to read. He’s constantly improving, so things demeanour splendid for him.”
Seventh seed Del Potro, who won a eventuality in 2011, kick American wildcard Sam Querrey 7-5 7-5.
In a other semi-final, American universe series 21 Jack Sock faces compatriot Donald Young, ranked 69.