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Of or relating to one of four competitions in a tournament, whose winners go on to play in semifinal competitions.
1. quarterfinals A quarterfinal round.
2. A quarterfinal match.

quar′ter·fi′nal·ist n.


(General Sporting Terms) sport a person or team that is competing in a quarterfinal
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58 will next face another surprise quarterfinalist, Tennys Sandgren, who stunned fifth-seed Dominic Thiem, 6-2 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-7 (7-9) 6-3.
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