Gonzalez/Roger-Vasselin Reach Mallorca SFs
Top seeds Santiago Gonzalez and Edouard Roger-Vasselin booked their ticket to the semi-finals Wednesday at the Mallorca Championships.
The Mexican-French duo downed Francisco Cabral and Rafael Matos 6-3, 7-6(3) after one hour, 22 minutes. Gonzalez and Roger-Vasselin, who collected titles in Marseille and Miami earlier this season, will next face Yuki Bhambri and Lloyd Harris after the Indian-South African team ousted fourth seeds Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 6-4.
Americans Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow also reached the last four in Mallorca, where they survived second seeds Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen 4-6, 6-3, 10-8. In second-round action, Maximo Gonzalez and Andres Molteni escaped Marcelo Melo and John Peers 7-6(5), 3-6, 10-5.
Top Two Seeds Advance In Eastbourne
Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek defeated home favourites Liam Broady and Jonny O’Mara 6-4, 6-4 to extend their 12-match winning streak and the reach the semi-finals of the Rothesay International. The Croatian-American pair triumphed at Roland Garros and last week at The Queen’s Club.
Second seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury eased past Romain Arneodo and Sam Weissborn 6-1, 6-2 after winning 19 of 21 first-serve points. Fourth seeds Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic also advanced after beating Gonzalo Escobar and Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-4, 6-4.
Australians Matthew Ebden and John-Patrick Smith rallied to upset third seeds Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski 4-6, 6-3, 10-7.