Read & Watch: Marach/Pavic Survive Test In Toronto

Wimbledon champions Bryan/Sock beaten in quarter-finals

Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic recovered from 6-7(5), 2-4 down on Friday, beating Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 6-7(5), 7-5, 10-6 to return to the Rogers Cup semi-finals for the second consecutive year.

Marach and Pavic, who lost to eventual champions Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in 2017, were made to work by the seventh seeds before eventually prevailing in a Match Tie-break. The Austrian-Croatian duo, which was the first team to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals, will face Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus for a place in the final.

In a repeat of last month's Wimbledon final, Klaasen and Venus upset fourth seeds Mike Bryan and Jack Sock 7-6(5), 6-4. The Open 13 Provence winners are bidding to reach their maiden ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final as a team.

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Mutua Madrid Open titlists Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya ended the run of Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson 7-5, 7-5. Djokovic and Anderson, who contested the Wimbledon singles final in July, were competing for the first time as a team.

Mektic and Peya will meet Henri Kontinen and John Peers in the semi-finals. The reigning Nitto ATP Finals champions beat Sam Querrey and Rajeev Ram 7-6(7), 6-3 in 76 minutes. Kontinen and Peers won 87 per cent of first-serve points (34/39) and did not face a break point en route to victory.

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ATP Doubles Race to London leaders and Australian Open champions Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic are aiming to lift their first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 trophy as a team this week.