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Weissborn also scores points with a foreign partner

Weissborn also scores points with a foreign partner

Doubles specialist ÖTV reached the semi-finals with “replacement man” Albano Olivetti in the south of France.

With regular partner Romain Arneaudo part of Monaco's Davis Cup squad in Paraguay this weekend, Sam Weissborn will compete in two ATP 250 indoor hardcourt tournaments this week in Montpellier and next week in Marseille with another playing partner. And it has been very successful so far: the Viennese team (ATP Doubles 55) has already reached the semi-finals of the doubles competition at the Open of the South of France – Montpellier with the strong French local champion Albano Olivetti (ATP Doubles 50). . The two have already secured 100 points for the dual world rankings.

In the first round on Monday evening, Olivetti/Weisbourne defeated local singles specialists Hugo Gaston (ATP doubles 1058) and Harold Mayotte (ATP doubles 305), who were booked with the wild card, 7:6 (5), 6: 4. Their opponents had led 4:1 in the first set tiebreak with two mini-breaks, 2:0 in the second round and 40:0 on their serve. In the quarter-finals on Thursday evening, Olivetti/Weisborn also faced Spaniard Pedro Martinez Portero (ATP doubles 164) and Frenchman Alexandre Muller (ATP doubles 411) with scores of 6:7 (3), 6:4 and 10. :5 In the tie-break match, the ending was better for itself. In the fight for a place in the final, the now fourth-seeded duo will face Dutch veteran Robin Haase (ATP Doubles 41) and Czech Petr Noza (ATP Doubles 108) on Friday at 12:30pm.