Tennis World USA
Tennis World
TENNIS WORLD MAGAZINE
  NEWS  

ATP Portugal - Spain´s Pablo Carreno-Busta reaches first career ATP semi final

Prakash - 04-05-2013 - View: 3158

Tennis - 21 year old Pablo Carreno-Busta is the rookie to watch out for this season

Tennis - 21 year old Spaniard Pablo Carreno-Busta could be the young rookie to watch out for this year's French Open.

Carreno-Busta marked himself as one to watch for as he reached the semi-finals of the ATP Portugal Open on Friday. The Spaniard, who had to qualify for the main draw this week, upset fourth seed Fabio Fognini in three sets on Friday. He had earlier beaten fifth seed Julien Benneteau earlier in the week.

The 21 year old Carreno-Busta won 7 successive ITF Futures title earlier this year and was ranked in the 600s in January. He will be ranked inside the top 200 next week. He qualified for an ATP event for the third time in a row this week and has won a main draw match in each of them.

He will next meet second seed Stanislas Wawrinka, who beat local wild card Gastao Elias 6-4, 6-4.

Singles
(1) D Ferrer defeats V Hanescu 64 76(2) 
(2) S Wawrinka defeats G Elias 64 64 
P Carreno-Busta defeats (4) F Fognini 36 64 64
(3) A Seppi defeats (8) T Robredo 64 63 

Doubles
(1) A Qureshi / J Rojer defeats R Bopanna / A Ram 46 63 10-4 
(3) S Gonzalez / S Lipsky defeats (2) D Marrero / M Melo 63 16 11-9 

Related article
Alexander Zverev could achieve Historic Record during the last part of the season
Alexander Zverev could achieve Historic Record during the last part of the season
Borna Coric: 'My knee surgery went well' (PIC INSIDE)
Borna Coric: 'My knee surgery went well' (PIC INSIDE)
Alexandr Dolgopolov Undergoes Cupping Therapy For Back Injury (PIC INSIDE)
Alexandr Dolgopolov Undergoes Cupping Therapy For Back Injury (PIC INSIDE)
Juan Martin Del Potro to skip ATP Tokyo
Juan Martin Del Potro to skip ATP Tokyo
Borna Coric to have knee surgery!
Borna Coric to have knee surgery!
Chris Kermode about Rafael Nadal: 'No rules have been broken, only a violation of privacy'
Chris Kermode about Rafael Nadal: 'No rules have been broken, only a violation of privacy'
Borna Coric announces: 'I hired a new coach'
Borna Coric announces: 'I hired a new coach'
Tennis Anti-Doping Programme: Decision in the case of Varvara Lepchenko
Tennis Anti-Doping Programme: Decision in the case of Varvara Lepchenko

Tennis World
DISCOVER NOW
TENNIS WORLD MAGAZINE!
X
Name and Surname
Email address
Username
Password
* Clicking on SUBSCRIBE you will accept our privacy rules
WARNING: please check your spam directory in your mailbox if you don't receive the activation email within minutes.

CLOSE
X

Password dimenticata ? Inserisci il tuo indirizzo email e ti invieremo i dati di accesso

Email address
WARNING: please check your spam directory in your mailbox if you don't receive the activation email within minutes.

CLOSE
X
Powered by: World(D) 1.5