Popyrin downs Bolelli into the main draw
After a battle of two hours Alexei Popyrin defeated Simone Bolelli 2-6 6-3 6-4 on the way to Main Draw Millennium Estoril Open.
The day before, seeded 4 was responsible to sent off one of the portuguese hopes Gastao Elias in straight sets, but today was more difficult to him. Popyrin was pushed for a third set front to Bolelli (162º) but prevailed 2-6 6-3 6-4.
The 19 years old Australian will meet the portugueses and reigning champion Joao Sousa.