Tecau and Krawietz qualify for semifinals of Hamburg ATP tour

Romanian-German pair Horia Tecau/Kevin Krawietz qualified, on Wednesday, for the semifinals of the doubles' event of the 1,030,900-euro Hamburg ATP tournament, after 6-3, 6-2, with German pair Daniel Altmaier/Rudolf Molleker. Top seeds Tecau and Krawietz obtained a quick victory, in just 54 minutes, without losing service, although Altmaier and Molleker had two opportunities to go on break. Tecau and his partner ensured a cheque worth 17,960 euro and 180 ATP doubles points. In the next to last act on clay in Hamburg, the Romanian-German pair will square off against the winners of the match between Jamie Cerretani (USA)/Hans Hach Verdugo (Mexico) - Ivan Sabanov/Matej Sabanov (Croatia). Tecau and Krawietz obtained their only title together in June, in Halle (on grass), after the finals played in Rotterdam (hard) and Barcelona (clay). AGERPRES (RO - editor: Mihai Tenea; EN - author: Razvan-Adrian Pandea, editor: Simona Iacob)

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