Tomislav Brkic and Nikola Cacic beat second seeds Marcus Daniell and Philipp Oswald 4-6, 7-6 (5), 11-9 on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the AnyTech365 Andalucia Open in Marbella.
Brkic and Cacic won their first TBEN title together earlier this year in Buenos Aires, and they are now two wins away from a second team trophy. Daniell and Oswald had a 9/8 match point in the deciding game, but they couldn’t convert.
There were two more doubles matches in Spain on Wednesday. Third seed Marcelo Arevalo and Matwe Middelkoop beat Jonathan Erlich and Andrei Vasilevski 6-4, 7-6 (2) to make the quarter-finals, and Andre Goransson and Nicholas Monroe ousted Alexander Bublik and Dominic Inglot 6-3 , 1-6, 12-10 to go to the last eight.
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Lorenzo Sonego and Andrea Vavassori won an all-Italian battle at the Sardinian Open, knocking out Andrea Pellegrino and Giulio Zeppieri 6-1, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals.
In the round of 16, Treat Huey and Frederik Nielsen ousted third seed Matthew Ebden and Divij Sharan 6-1, 6-4 and Federico Coria and Daniel Evans beat Harri Heliovaara and Denys Molchanov 6-4, 2-6, 10-6.