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Geneva Open: Dimitrov books spot in semi-finals
Grigor Dimitrov edged out Christopher O’Connell 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday and will play American Taylor Fritz, the second seed, in the next round
Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the No 4 seed, edged out Australian Christopher O’Connell 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4 to advance to the last four of the Geneva Open at Tennis Club de Genève, Parc des Eaux-Vives on Thursday afternoon.
Dimitrov, ranked No 33, will face American Taylor Fritz, the second seed, next.
In the previous round of the Geneva tournament, the Bulgarian won against Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena (6-1, 6-4).
O’Connell, ranked No 85, beat Croat qualifier Nino Serdarusic (7-6 (5), 6-7 (1), 6-1) and Spaniard Bernabe Zapata Miralles, the No 7 seed (6-0, 3-0 ret.) in the previous rounds of the Geneva tournament.
Geneva ATP250, other last eight results (Tennis Club de Genève, Parc des Eaux-Vives, clay, EUR 562.815, most recent results first):
- Casper Ruud vs. Nicolas Jarry
- Alexander Zverev vs. Yibing Wu
- Taylor Fritz beat Ilya Ivashka: 6-1, 6-2