Krajinovic, Pospisil Reach Montpellier Semi-finals
Monfils, Goffin play during evening session
Seventh seed Filip Krajinovic saved two set points in the second set to beat France’s Gregoire Barrere 6-2, 7-5 in 75 minutes on Friday at the Open Sud de France. Krajinovic, who won the first four games of the match, saved two set points at 4-5, 15/40. He now plays Canada’s Vasek Pospisil, who led three-time former champion Richard Gasquet 6-1, 1-0 when the Frenchman retired after 32 minutes of play.
Later today, top-seeded Frenchman Gael Monfils, the 2010 and 2014 titlist, faces Norbert Gombos, while Pierre-Hugues Herbert looks to break a four-match losing streak against second seed David Goffin.
Serbian/Croatian Team Reach Doubles Final
Nikola Cacic and Mate Pavic recovered from 1-4 down in the first set en route to a 7-6(3), 7-5 victory over Tomislav Brkic and Ante Pavic for a place in the Montpellier doubles final.