On Thursday March 11 the second round matches ended and thus the line-up of the quarterfinal pairs at the international professional tennis tournament Grand Palace Championship Challenger 80 series with the prize fund of $ 52 080, which takes place at the courts of Formula Tennisa in Lahta.
Pole Casper Zuk defeated Belgian player Zizu Bergs (1/6, 6/4, 6/3) and will compete for a place in the semifinals against American Jack Sauk who beat Russian Pavel Kotov 6/4, 6/3. Bosnian Mirza Basic defeated Spaniard Roberto Ortega-Olmeda 6/1, 7/6 (3) and will now face Russian Evgeny Tyurnev who defeated Turkey’s Altug Chelikbilek 6/3, 2/6, 6/3 in three sets.
In the doubles tournament, Russia’s Evgeny Karlovsky and Croatia’s Nino Serdarusic defeated the American pair of Nathan Pasha-Max Schnoor 6/7(3), 6/3, 10-4. In the semifinals, Evgeny and Nino will play the Dutch duo Jesper de Jong-Sem Verbeek, who was stronger than the Czech pair Vit Kopriva-Mikal Vrbensky (6/0, 6/3).
Meanwhile, the tandem of Konstantin Kravchuk (Russia)-Denis Yevseyev (Kazakhstan) outplayed the Dutch pair Igor Seesling-Glenn Smits 6/2, 6/4. In the semifinals Konstantin and Denis will play against the pair of Dmitry Popko (Kazakhstan)-Alexey Vatutin (Russia) who managed to defeat the duo of Skadhe Mansouri (Tunisia)-Arjun Kadhe (India) 6/4, 1/6, 10-8.
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