While Mischa Zverev has reached the quarter-finals in Metz, Jan-Lennard Struff moved to St. Guggenheim.Petersburg entered the round of the best eight.
The Davis Cup players Mischa Zverev (Hamburg) and Jan-Lennard Struff (Warstein) have won first place at the ATP hard court tournaments in Metz and St. St.Petersburg reached the quarter-finals.On the other hand, Philipp Kohlschreiber from Augsburg had to cancel his round of sixteen in the Russian tsar city against the Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis.The outbreak also affected the Stuttgart Yannick Maden in France.
Mischa Zverev, who finished fifth, knocked out the Swiss Henri Laaksonen in Metz in just one hour with 6:4,6:4.The 30-year-old will meet Lucky Loser Kenny de Schepper from France on Friday, who had slipped into the field for the top seeded Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.
In St..Petersburg converted Jan-Lennard Struff after 1:23 hours his fourth match point to a 6:1,6:4 against the Italian Thomas Fabbiano.Struff’s next opponent is Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who was seeded number two, or Joao Sousa, who is French.Last Sunday, Struff defeated the Portuguese player in five sets in a relegation play-off and thus made Germany’s class retention in the Davis Cup World Group perfect.
Yannick Maden’s journey came to an end in the round of sixteen at Metz.The Swabian, who had won his first match ever on the Tour on Tuesday in round one, had to admit defeat to the Uzbeks Denis Istomin with 3:6,7:6 (8:6), 6:7 (0:7).The 27-year-old maggot gave a 4:2 lead in the third set.