Acapulco, Guerrero, March 1st. Mike and Bob Bryan, former number one coupleof the ATP rankings, defeated Santiago Gonzalez and Julio Peralta, 6-3, 7-6 (2) at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, presented by HSBC. They will now play de semifinals
The US duo has already been crowned twice in this tournament, 2002 and 2004 editions, so the result puts them in the fight to reach their third title.
Last year, the twins lost the only match they had played so far against Santiago and Julio; at the Antwerp tournament.
The champions of 2017, edition Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares eliminated Sam Querrey and Marcelo Demoliner, by 6-2 and 6-3, in 56 minutes of meeting.
A year ago, Bruno and Jaime became champions after defeating the Spanish Feliciano Lopez and John Isner, by double 6-3.
They will now face, on semifinal, Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya, won against Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic, by 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 10-5.
The Americans Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock left out the Spanish pair formed by Feliciano and Marc Lopez, in three sets, by 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 10-5.
This is the only opportunity that Sock has to aspire for the title, since last Tuesday was eliminated from singles mode by Ernesto Escobedo.