Blake moves into Indy semifinals

July 18, 2008 at 11:09 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, July 18 (UPI) -- Top-seeded James Blake and defending champion Dmitry Tursunov both reached the semifinals Friday at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships.

Blake, winner of this tournament two years ago, was a 6-2, 6-0 winner over Yen-Hsun Lu. Tursunov, seeded third, had to rally to down Paul Capdeville 3-6, 6-3, 6-1.

Tursunov and Blake will meet in Saturday's semifinals.

In the other quarterfinal matches, No. 2 seed Gilles Simon eliminated Tommy Haas 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and Sam Querrey fought off Bobby Reynolds 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Simon was down a break in the second set before beginning his comeback.

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