Bucharest Open: Navone upsets Cerundolo with comeback win to reach last four

Mariano Navone edged out Francisco Cerundolo 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday and will play French qualifier Gregoire Barrere in the next round

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No 5 seed Mariano Navone edged out top seed Francisco Cerundolo 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 to move into the last four of the Bucharest Open at the National Tennis Centre.

Navone, ranked No 52, will face French qualifier Gregoire Barrere next.

Ahead of his victory, Mariano Navone beat Italian Luciano Darderi (6-2, 6-3) and edged out Brazilian Thiago Seyboth Wild (6-3, 2-6, 7-5).

Cerundolo, ranked No 21, won against Federico Coria (7-5, 6-1) in the previous round of the Bucharest tournament.

Bucharest ATP 250, other quarter-finals results (National Tennis Centre, clay, EUR 579.320, most recent results first):

  • Alejandro Tabilo (4) beat Joao Fonseca (WC): 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4
  • Gregoire Barrere beat Pedro Martinez (8): 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4
  • Marton Fucsovics beat Corentin Moutet: 4-6, 6-4, 6-1

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