Qualifiers Struff/Kontinen Advance To Rotterdam Semi-finals
German/Finnish team to face Bopanna/Shapovalov
Jan-Lennard Struff and Henri Kontinen, who qualified for the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament main draw, booked their places in the semi-finals on Friday with a 5-7, 6-1, 10-6 victory over Britons Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski in 83 minutes. They will next play Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov. Kontinen partnered Jeremy Chardy to the 2019 Rotterdam title (d. Rojer/Tecau).
Second-seeded Frenchman and 2018 champions Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut take on Raven Klaasen and Oliver Marach in the other semi-final at the ATP 500-level tournament.
The lone doubles match of the day at the New York Open saw Dominic Inglot/Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi reach the semi-finals with a 4-6, 6-1, 10-5 comeback win against Roman Jebavy/Frederik Nielsen. Next up for them are Nicholas Monroe/Jack Sock.