Read & Watch: And The Crowd Goes Wild! Fans Rowdy For Brazilians In Sao Paulo
Thomaz Bellucci and Rogerio Dutra Silva should try to play all of their matches in Brazil. The home favourites enjoyed a raucous crowd on Wednesday evening en route to the Brasil Open semi-finals.
Bellucci/Dutra Silva came back from a set down for the second time this week, beating Marcelo Arevalo/Jamie Cerretani 4-6, 6-4, 10-6 to make the last four in Sao Paulo. The Brazilians upset the second seeds Leonardo Mayer/Joao Sousa 6-7(3), 7-6(4), 12-10 in their opener.
Bellucci/Dutra Silva will face Luke Bambridge/Jonny O'Mara in the semi-finals. The fourth-seeded Brits dismissed Sander Gille/Joran Vliegen 6-4, 6-4. Third seeds Roman Jebavy/Andres Molteni also advanced, beating Maximilian Marterer/Andreas Mies 6-4, 6-2.