Lopez/Lopez Advance To QFs In Madrid
Eighth seeds Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez set a clash with the top-seeded doubles team in the Mutua Madrid Open quarter-finals. The Spaniards defeated Tommy Haas and Max Mirnyi 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the last eight, where they will face Henri Kontinen and John Peers.
Ivan Dodig and Marcel Granollers, the seventh seeds, saved seven of the eight break points they faced to beat Fabio Fognini and Treat Huey 6-7(4), 7-5, 10-6. Next for the Croatian/Spanish tandem will be fourth seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo.
Also in Friday’s quarter-finals, third seeds Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares will take on sixth seeds Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, and second seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan will play Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock.