San Diego Open: Nakashima makes semi-finals

American Brandon Nakashima, the No 5 seed, advanced to the semi-finals of the San Diego Open by edging out Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at the Barnes Tennis Centre on Saturday night. Nakashima, ranked No 69, will play Australian Christopher O’Connell next. Ahead of his victory, the 21-year-old American defeated wildcard Zachary Svajda (7-5, 7-6 (5)) and Denis K