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Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos are seeking their second title of the season this week in Hamburg.

Granollers/Zeballos Edge Through In Hamburg

Ymer brothers advance in Gstaad

Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos made a winning start to their Hamburg European Open campaign Wednesday, overcoming Santiago Gonzalez and Andres Molteni 5-7, 6-2, 10-4.

The top seeds, who are making their debut together at the ATP 500 event, won 83 per cent (33/40) of their first-serve points to reach the quarter-finals in one hour and 35 minutes.

The Spanish-Argentine pair has now won their past five matches, after capturing their first title of the season in Halle last month. Granollers and Zeballos will next play Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev.

Third seeds Tim Puetz and Michael Venus also advanced, defeating Aslan Karatsev and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 7-5, 6-4 in one hour and 32 minutes. The German-New Zealand tandem, who triumphed in Dubai in February, will next face Daniel Altmaier and Jan-Lennard Struff after the Germans defeated Sander Arends and David Pel 6-4, 7-6(4).

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Ymer Brothers Taste Success In Gstaad
Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer recorded their first win of the season as a team at the EFG Swiss Open Gstaad, downing 2021 champions Marc-Andrea Huesler and Dominic Stricker 6-4, 7-6(5) to reach the quarter-finals.

The Swedish brothers, who are joining forces for the first time since 2019, broke twice to advance after 81 minutes.

Robin Haase and Philipp Oswald booked their spot in the last eight with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski, while Lorenzo Sonego and Andrea Vavassori defeated Vit Kopriva and Pavel Kotov 6-3, 6-3. Oswald won the title at the ATP 250 clay-court event in Geneva in 2017 alongside Austrian Oliver Marach.