Juan Sebastian Cabal and Marcelo Melo dominated the Argentine crew of Tomas Martin Etcheverry and Diego Schwartzman on Thursday on the Rio Open introduced by Claro. The second seeds earned a 6-1, 6-2 win within the all-South American quarter-final, not permitting a break level within the match.
Home favorite Melo is lone Brazilian remaining within the singles or doubles draw on the ATP 500.
The Colombian-Brazilian duo will meet Frenchmen Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul within the semi-finals after their 7-5, 6-4 win in opposition to Americans Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow.
Fourth seeds Francisco Cabral and Horacio Zeballos additionally superior to the final 4 with a 6-4, 7-6(4) win in opposition to Gonzalo Escobar and Tomislav Brkic.
Marseille Success For Home Favourites
Three Frenchmen are via to the semi-finals on the Open 13 Provence in Marseille after Thursday wins.
Second seeds Nicolas Mahut and Fabrice Martin progressed with a 6-3, 6-4 outcome in opposition to Jonathan Eysseric and Denys Molchanov, whereas Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez — the highest seeds on the ATP 250 — scored a 6-2, 6-4 victory in opposition to Luca Sanchez and Petros Tsitsipas. Neither crew has misplaced a set of their two Marseille matches.
Mahut/Martin will face N.Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan after their 3-6, 7-6(4), 13-11 win in opposition to Dustin Brown and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi. After main 9/6 within the Match Tie-break, the Indian duo erased a match level at 10/11 earlier than clinching victory on their fifth probability.
Gonazlez/Roger-Vasselin will meet Romain Arneodo and Sam Weissborn, who obtained a walkover within the quarters.
Doha Final Set
Third seeds Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden will meet Constant Lestienne and Botic van de Zandschulp within the Qatar ExxonMobil Open closing after each groups superior on Thursday on the ATP 250.
Bopanna/Ebden had been 6-4, 6-3 winners in opposition to Britons Daniel Evans Jonny O’Mara, whereas Lestinne/van de Zandschulp edged the Finnish pair of Patrik Niklas-Salminen and Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3, 5-7, 10-8 by successful the ultimate two factors of a neck-and-neck Match Tie-break.
The closing will open Friday’s play on centre court docket at 3:30 p.m. native time.
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