© Gonet Geneva Open – Jean Luc Auboeuf
Third seeds chasing first title of season
Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos reached their first tour-level ultimate of the season collectively on Friday on the Gonet Geneva Open, the place they moved previous prime seeds Marcelo Arevalo and Jean-Julien Rojer 6-4, 7-5.
The Spanish-Argentine pair received 83 per cent (30/36) of their first serve factors and saved three break factors when serving for the match at 6-5 within the second set to triumph after one hour and 32 minutes.
Granollers and Zeballos have received seven tour-level titles collectively, together with 4 on clay. They’ll intention to win their eighth trophy on Saturday once they face fourth seeds Jamie Murray and Michael Venus within the ultimate.
On the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon, Nicolas Mahut and Matwe Middelkoop superior to the ultimate after receiving a walkover from Sadio Doumbia and Fabien Reboul. The French-Dutch pair will play prime seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury within the title match.