Magnificent day of the quarterfinals that the spectators could witness in the ATP Gstaad 2021. All the perfect ingredients came together: several surprises, drama in several games, the favorite confirming his status … it was not easy Casper ruud, in fact, before an ignition Benoit paire. The Frenchman was helped by the fervent support of some fans and managed to extend the match to a third set, but the Norwegian’s right hand remains devastating on clay and finished a high-level match 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 .
In the surprises section, Hugo Gaston reached his first ATP semifinals after knocking down Federico Delbonis in a match with high doses of drama. Until four match balls He saved the small French, who closed it with his most characteristic blow: a deadly left (6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (11)). It will now be measured at Laslo djere, which ended Arthur Rinderknech’s streak in another long game (6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4). Ruud’s rival in semis was also defined: Vit Kopriva He continues with his dream week and took advantage of a horrible day from Mikael Ymer, who barely exceeded 50% in his service percentages and could not with the power and balance of the Czech (6-1, 6-0).