On Saturday February 13 the singles semifinals of the international professional tennis tournament ITF MEN`S WORLD TENNIS TOUR – Grand Palace Cup 2 by Formula TX with the prize pool of 15 000 USD were held at the courts of the Tennis Formula Shopping Mall in Lakhta.
The third-seeded Evgeny Tyurnev (423) outplayed the leader of the seeding from Great Britain, Ian Choinski (352), in two sets. The score was 6/4, 6/1 in favor of the Russian. In the title match, Tyurnev will play against his compatriot Andrei Kuznetsov – he defeated Alexander Vasilenko 6/3, 6/3 in the other semi-final. In Saturday’s doubles final the Czech duo of Andrew Paulson-Patrick Riekl beat Russian pair Artem Dubrinnyov-Alexey Zakharov 3/6, 7/6 (5), 10-2.
The final singles match will begin on Sunday, February 14, at 11:00 a.m.