On Friday, March 12, semifinalists in singles of the international professional tennis tournament Grand Palace Championship series Challenger 80 with the prize fund of $ 52,080, which takes place on the courts of Tennis Formula in Lahta.
Romanian Marouss Kopil defeated American Christopher Eubanks 7/6 (1), 7/5 and now will compete for a place in the finals against Russian Evgeny Tyurnev who outplayed Bosnian Mirza Bashic (6/4, 6/2).
In the other semifinal Jiri Lehechka and Pole Casper Zuk will meet. Lehechka defeated Dmitry Popko of Kazakhstan 6/4, 6/4, while Žuk was stronger than American Jack Sock (6/3, 6/2).
In doubles competition the Dutch duo of Jesper de Jong-Sem Verbeek 6/2, 7/6 (2) defeated the pair of Evgeny Karlovsky (Russia)-Nino Serdarusic (Croatia) in the semi-final. In the title match the Dutch will play against Russia’s Konstantin Kravchuk and Kazakhstan’s Denis Yevseyev who reached the final without a fight as their opponents Dmitry Popko (Kazakhstan) and Alexei Vatutin (Russia) refused to play due to Vatutin’s injury.
See the schedule of the game day daily on the tournament’s official website www.formulatx.com (http://gpc.formulatx.com). Also information about the competition will be posted in the social networks of Formula TX (www.instagram.com/formula_tx,vk.com/formulatx,twitter.com/formula_tx,www.facebook.com/FormulaTX) and in the social networks of Tennis Formula TC (www.instagram.com/formulatennisa, vk.com/formulatennisa, www.facebook.com/formulatennisa).