Cabal/Melo Cruise Into Rio Doubles SFs | ATP Tour
Juan Sebastian Cabal and Marcelo Melo dominated the Argentine group of Tomas Martin Etcheverry and Diego Schwartzman on Thursday on the Rio Open offered by Claro. The second seeds earned a 6-1, 6-2 win within the all-South American quarter-final, not permitting a break level within the match.
Residence favorite Melo is lone Brazilian remaining within the singles or doubles draw on the ATP 500.
The Colombian-Brazilian duo will meet Frenchmen Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul within the semi-finals after their 7-5, 6-4 win towards People Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow.
Fourth seeds Francisco Cabral and Horacio Zeballos additionally superior to the final 4 with a 6-4, 7-6(4) win towards Gonzalo Escobar and Tomislav Brkic.
Marseille Success For Residence Favourites
Three Frenchmen are by means of to the semi-finals on the Open 13 Provence in Marseille after Thursday wins.
Second seeds Nicolas Mahut and Fabrice Martin progressed with a 6-3, 6-4 consequence towards Jonathan Eysseric and Denys Molchanov, whereas Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez — the highest seeds on the ATP 250 — scored a 6-2, 6-4 victory towards Luca Sanchez and Petros Tsitsipas. Neither group has misplaced a set of their two Marseille matches.
Mahut/Martin will face N.Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan after their 3-6, 7-6(4), 13-11 win towards Dustin Brown and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi. After main 9/6 within the Match Tie-break, the Indian duo erased a match level at 10/11 earlier than clinching victory on their fifth likelihood.
Gonazlez/Roger-Vasselin will meet Romain Arneodo and Sam Weissborn, who obtained a walkover within the quarters.
Doha Ultimate Set
Third seeds Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden will meet Fixed Lestienne and Botic van de Zandschulp within the Qatar ExxonMobil Open remaining after each groups superior on Thursday on the ATP 250.
Bopanna/Ebden have been 6-4, 6-3 winners towards Britons Daniel Evans Jonny O’Mara, whereas Lestinne/van de Zandschulp edged the Finnish pair of Patrik Niklas-Salminen and Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3, 5-7, 10-8 by successful the ultimate two factors of a neck-and-neck Match Tie-break.
The ultimate will open Friday’s play on centre courtroom at 3:30 p.m. native time.
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