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25 February 2021, 16:19

Gerasimov into Open Sud de France quarterfinal

Egor Gerasimov. An archive photo
Egor Gerasimov. An archive photo

MINSK, 25 February (BelTA) – Egor Gerasimov of Belarus has reached the Open Sud de France quarterfinal in Montpellier, BelTA has learned.

In the round of Last 16 Belarus' world number 83 solved Slovenia's world number 60 Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in an hour and 50 minutes.

Egor Gerasimov toppled former world number one and currently world number 121 Andy Murray of the UK 7-6(10-8), 6-1 in the first round.

In the doubles quarterfinal Andrei Vasilevski of Belarus and Israel's Jonathan Erlich battled through David Pel of the Netherlands and Sweden's Andre Goransson 6-4, 4-6, 10-7. In the opener the Belarusian-Israeli duo saw off the Indian-Slovak tandem of Divij Sharan and Igor Zelenay 7-5, 6-3.

The tournament in Montpellier will complete on 28 February.

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