We are already in the quarter-finals of the tournaments of the current week for men and women.
Beginning, from the Grand Prix Hassan II, taking place at the Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech, Morocco. Three Frenchmen claim to qualify in the semi-finals with Gilles Simon, being thrown first in the fight facing Japanese Taro Daniel. The other Frenchman, Benoît Paire, will face Spanish Jaume Munar, while the last one in the series, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, will play against Italian Lorenzo Sonego. The pair that completes the quarter-finals is this between Czechs Jiří Veselý and Spanish Pablo Andújar.
At the other ATP tournament, U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships, Sam Querrey now seems to be the big favorite, following the elimination of No. 1 on the board, Steve Johnson from Colombian Daniel Elahi Galán. The 31-year-old is facing the 34-year-old Serbo Janko Tipsarević, who surprised everyone in the previous round by eliminating the No. 3 of the board Cameron Norrie.
As far as women’s tournaments are concerned, in less than 1 hour the first quarter-final for the Samsung Open, held in Lugano, Switzerland, between Veronika Kudermetova and Polona Hercog, is set to start. And then Stefanie Vögele, with the support of her compatriots, hopes to overcome Fiona Ferro’s barrier.
Finally, in late afternoon, around 19:00 Greek time, the first quarter-final for the Claro Open Colsanitas, which takes place in Bogota, Colombia, between Tamara Zidanšek and Lara Arruabarrena, is expected to begin. The highest attenition although is expected to gather the match between Colombian María Camila Osorio Serrano and Amanda Anisimova.
Source: atptour.com, wtatennis.com
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