Frenchman Hugo Gaston certified on Friday July 23 for his first semi-final of an ATP match on the ATP 250 in Gstaad (Switzerland). His compatriots Benoit Paire and Arthur Rinderknech, for their half, didn’t cross the pitfall of the quarters.
Hugo Gaston, one hundred and fifty fifth in the world, had already taken out the No. 5 seed, Argentina’s Federico Delbonis, in the earlier spherical. He beat the Chilean Cristian Garin (nineteenth in the world), seeded No.4 in three units (6-4, 1-6, 7-6 ) and saving 4 match factors.
1. After eliminating JM Cerundolo (N ° 144) and Delbonis (N ° 46), @ HugoGaston7 Cristian Garin (N ° 19) provided to qualify for the first semi-final of his profession on the primary circuit. With 4 match factors saved in the method. #Gstaad pic.twitter.com/s6XBsgpS72
– Game, Set and Maths (@JeuSetMaths) July 23, 2021
However, he misplaced his footing in the second set earlier than successful the tie-break of the third on the finish of the suspense (13-11) and providing himself a spot in the semi-finals for the first time in his ATP profession. At 20, he can even be the youngest semi-finalist in the Swiss match since 2006.
He will face the Serbian Laslo Djere, 52nd in the world and seeded No. 7, on Saturday, who beat one other Frenchman, Arthur Rinderknech (a hundredth) on the finish of a disputed assembly 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4.
Another Frenchman who fell on Friday, Benoit Paire (forty ninth in the world) seeded n ° 6, was overwhelmed by the Norwegian Casper Ruud, seeded n ° 3 and 14th participant in the world, who dominated him in three units 6-2, 5-7, 6-3.
The different semi-final will pit Ruud towards Czech Vít Kopriva (249th in the world) who beat the Swede Mikael Ymer, 96th in the world, 6-1, 6-0.
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