Felix broke Simon in the 3rd game of the first set to lead 2-1 but Simon broke back in the 8th game of the set to level at 4-4. The young Canadian again broke in the 11th game to lead 6-5. In the next game, the 18-year-old held on to his serve to win the set 7-5.
In the second set, Auger broke twice to win the set 6-4.
Felix won the match 7-5 6-4 in 1 hour and 30 minutes.
In the match the young man from Montreal relied heavily on his serve and fired 15 aces, Simon, on the other hand, could manage only 3 aces.
The 18-year-old Canadian will take on Germany’s Dustin Brown in the quarterfinals on Friday.
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