Romanian-Dutch duo Horia Tecau/ Jean-Julien Rojer on Tuesday advanced to the men's doubles quarter-finals of the 2,082,655-euro Swiss Indoor ATP tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland, after defeating Croat double Nikola Mektic/Franko Skugor a 6-3 6-7 (7) 10-5. The 4th seeded pairing won the in an hour and 44 minutes.
The second set for the ATP 250 tennis tournament in Stockholm.
Not before 7:30 pm the Bulgarian will play in the semifinal match on the central court against American Sam Querrey, # 50 in the rankings. Dimitrov has won all three matches with against him.
They last met in Shanghai in 2017, when Grigor won in two sets.
Third seed Daniil Medvedev flexed his muscles on Saturday to reach a final for the sixth consecutive time at the Shanghai Masters.
The confident Russian, through to his ninth final of the year, outlasted sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-6 (5), 7-5.
Medvedev has won a tour-best 58 matches this season, 43 in straight sets. He has yet to drop a set this week.
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas battled back from a set down to defeat top seed Novak Djokovic 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Friday for his first victory over a reigning world number one.
The 21-year-old came into the match having sealed his place in next month's season-ending ATP Finals and celebrated with his second career win over Djokovic in three meetings.
Romanian-Dutch duo Horia Tecau/Jean-Julien Rojer advanced on Wednesday to the round of sixteen of the men's doubles event of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Shanghai, featuring total prizes of 7,473,620 US dollars, following their 7-5, 6-3 victory against the pair made up of Diego Schwartzman (Argentina)/Joao Sousa (Portugal).
Romanian player Simona Halep qualified for the sixth consecutive time to the WTA Finals, which gathers the best eight tennis player of the year, according to the WTA website.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number six, on Sunday advanced to the women's singles second round of the 8,285,274-USD China Open WTA tournament in Beijing, after defeating Sweden's Rebecca Peterson 6-1 6-1. Halep, 28, who last week withdrew from the 2019 Wuhan Open tournament with back pain, prevailed over 24-year-old Scandinavian, world number 53, in an hour and 12 minutes.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number six, celebrated on Friday her 28th birthday at the Great Wall of China, according to a picture posted on her Instagram account in which she uncorks a bottle of champagne. Along with Simona are her boyfriend, her coach Dan Dobre and her physical trainer Teo Cercel.