Alexander Shevchenko defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open in Metz, France. Despite being at a disadvantage in aces, Shevchenko capitalized on break points while Khachanov failed to convert any. Shevchenko will face Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the semifinals, who emerged victorious in a tough match against Luca Van Assche.
In another quarterfinal match, Ugo Humbert defeated Harold Mayot 6-3, 7-5, advancing to the next round. However, Lorenzo Sonego suffered a surprising loss to Fabio Fognini, who won 6-1, 6-2.
Moving on to the Sofia Open, Adrian Mannarino and Jan-Lennard Struff secured their spots in the semifinals with hard-fought three-set victories. Mannarino overcame Sebastian Ofner 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-3, while Struff defeated Fabian Marozsan 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4.
Struff’s next opponent will be Jack Draper, who continued his impressive run by defeating Cem Ilkel 6-2, 6-2. Mannarino, on the other hand, will face Pavel Kotov, who triumphed over Marton Fucsovics 6-3, 7-6 (3).
These results set the stage for the upcoming semifinals in both tournaments.
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