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Montpellier Open: Rune in semi-finals, winning two tie-breaks against Barrere

Holger Rune defeated Gregoire Barrere 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) on Friday

Holger Rune, Montpellier 2023 Holger Rune, Montpellier 2023 | © JB Autissier / Panoramic
Open Sud de France •Quarter-final • completed
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Dane Holger Rune, the top seed, advanced to the last four of the Montpellier Open by winning against Frenchman Gregoire Barrere 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) at the Sud de France Arena on Friday evening.

Rune, ranked No 9, will play the winner of the match between Croat Borna Coric, the No 3 seed, and American Maxime Cressy next.

In the previous round of the Montpellier tournament, the 19-year-old Dane beat Swiss Marc-Andrea Huesler (7-6 (5), 6-2).

Barrere, ranked No 75, edged out Kazakh Alexander Bublik, the No 6 seed (6-4, 6-7 (12), 7-6 (3)) and won against Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili (6-3, 6-4) earlier in the tournament.

Montpellier ATP250, other quarter-finals results (Sud de France Arena, hard, EUR 562.815, most recent results first):

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