British number one Kyle Edmund is through to the semi-finals of the China Open after a straight-sets victory over Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic.
The fifth seed, 23, came through against the qualifier 6-3 7-6 (7-4).
He will face either Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili or Malek Jaziri of Tunisia on Saturday for a place in the final.
Top seed Juan Martin del Potro also progressed to the semis, beating Filip Krajinovic of Serbia 6-3 6-0, and will now face Italy’s Fabio Fognini.
Fourth seed Fognini beat Marton Fucsovics of Hungary 6-4 6-4.