facebook
twitter
search
search

Gicquel again reaches Lyon semis

Oct. 26, 2007 at 9:17 PM

LYON, France, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Marc Gicquel Friday advanced to the semifinals at the Lyon Grand Prix, one year after losing in the tournament's championship match.

Gicquel battled past Diego Hartfield, 7-5, 6-3, in a day of entertaining quarterfinal match-ups. He will face qualifier Alejandro Falla in the semifinals, after Falla out-lasted 2001 winner Ivan Ljubicic, 7-5, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5.

The other semifinal will send Sebastien Grosjean against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

In a match that took two hours, 34 minutes, Grosjean survived against Julien Benneteau, 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 7-6 (7-4).

Tsonga was a 6-3, 6-2, winner over Olivier Rochus.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Super Bowl: Cam Newton goes dim postgame
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher
List of all records set and tied in Super Bowl 50