Norrie pulls out of Korea QF, Brooksby gets bye
withdrew from the Korea Open on Friday due to illness, giving American a bye into the semifinals of the competition in Seoul.
Norrie, the British No. 1, said he was jetlagged after defeating Japan's 6-2, 6-2 in the previous round.
Brooksby will face for a place in the final.
Shapavalov defeated in straight sets to advance to the semifinals.
The Canadian broke Albot twice in both sets to secure 6-2, 6-2 victory and book his spot in the last four.
Elsewhere on Friday, US Open runner-up suffered a shock defeat to .
Ruud, the world No. 2, brought the match level at 1-1 but Japan's Nishioka clinched the third set to set up a semifinal tie with American , who came back to down compatriot 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Information from the Associated Press contributed to this report.