Friday, July 15, 2011
Robin Soderling beat Potito Starace 6-3, 6-4 and will face Tomas Berdych, who crushed Blaz Kavcic 6-1 6-4, in the SkiStar Swedish Open semi-finals.
Soderling won 80% of service points at his country event.
Nicolas Almagro and Michael Ryderstedt played twiced today. After winning their second round matches, that were suspended yesterday because of rain, they returned to contest their quarter-final encounter.
Almagro prevailed 6-4 7-6 over Ryderstedt in 83 minutes.
The Spaniard will face second seed David Ferrer, who scored a 6-1, 6-1 win over Andreas Haider-Maurer.