Acapulco, Guerrero, February 28.- Zverev got the pass to the quarterfinals in two sets: 7-6 (6) and 6-3.
Both Germans played in Pegaso. Sascha started with ups and downs and went 0-3 at the start, “I played with confidence, the reality is that it was a very tough first set, but I think that after winning the tie-break I made things better,” Zverev said at the end of the match.
Gojowczyk, was a finalist in Delray Beach and reached the quarterfinals in Doha and Auckland. The previous day had eliminated Lucas Gomez, but this time he was facing the fifth in the world and who came to conquer the Mexican fans.
Alexander always had the audience on his side. Situation that the German thanked, “the fans here are incredible, it feels very good to play in this place,” he acknowledged.
Seven direct services and four double faults Zverev scored at the end of the match, Gojowczyk had four aces and five double faults.
In the semifinals he will face a player he has never faced in the circuit, Ryan Harrison, who won over Diego Schwartzman in two, 6-3, 5-7 and 6-4.
Feliciano gets in the top eight
Feliciano Lopez took a big step in Abierto Mexicano Telcel, presented by HSBC. The Spaniard will play the quarterfinals of the tournament, after defeating Thanasi Kokkinakis in 1:13 hours of match by 6-3 and 6-4.
Feliciano celebrated that he could make a good match against the wild card Kokkinakis. “It’s one of the best games I’ve had lately. I had the luck, that Rafa (Nadal) did not play and I was able to get the first round match against a lucky loser, sometimes it is thought that when the first seed is gone things will be easy, but the truth is that the game next will be complicated, if I play like today I will have my chances. ” His next opponent will be Jared Donaldson, who defeated Matthew Ebden with an easy 6-3 and 6-1.