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Artem Sitak and Austin Krajicek reach the semi-finals of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC on Thursday.

Sitak/Krajicek Upset Third Seeds In Acapulco

Lopez/Lopez also advance

Artem Sitak and Austin Krajicek upset third seeds Robert Farah/Juan Sebastian Cabal of Colombia 7-6(5), 6-4 on Thursday for a place in the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC semi-finals.

Krajicek/Sitak pressured the Colombians' serves all match, seeing 14 break points and converting three. The Kiwi/American duo will meet Marcel Granollers/Nikola Mektic, who beat Robert Lindstedt/Frances Tiafoe 6-4, 6-4.

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Spaniards Feliciano Lopez/Marc Lopez (no relation) fought past Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez and Pakistani Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi 5-7, 6-4, 12-10. The Lopezes will meet Alexander Zverev/Mischa Zverev, who won an all-brother battle over Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan 5-7, 6-4, 10-7.

At the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Indian qualifiers Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan/Purav Raja escaped Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber and Spain's Fernando Verdasco 7-6(3), 6-7(5), 10-8.

And at the Brasil Open, Argentines Federico Delbonis/Maximo Gonzalez toppled top seeds Pablo Cuevas/Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 7-6(5).