Top seeds Henri Kontinen and Edouard Roger-Vasselin broke serve once in each set for a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Frenchmen Ugo Humbert and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Thursday for a place in the Open Sud de France semi-finals. Kontinen and Roger-Vasselin, who partnered Ivan Dodig to the 2019 Montpellier doubles title, now challenge Roman Jebavy and Jiri Vesely.
Americans Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow defeated second seeds Marcelo Arevalo and Matwe Middelkoop 6-4, 7-6(6), having saved three set points at 5-6 in the second set. They now meet Jonathan Erlich and Andrei Vasilevski in the semi-finals.
Gille/Vliegen Reach Singapore Semi-finals
Top-seeded Belgians Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen are closing in on their sixth ATP Tour team final (4-1 record) after beating Indians Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 7-6(3) for a place in the Singapore Tennis Open semi-finals.
They now face third-seeded Britons Luke Bambridge and Dominic Inglot, who worked hard to beat wild cards Jamie Cerretani and Adil Shamasdin 7-6(4), 7-6(1).