Sofia Open 2023’s Doubles’ Semi-final Field is Set

Sofia Open 2023’s Double Semi-final Field is Set.

The formet champion here – Nikola Mektic reached another semi-final. With Briton Julian Cash he won another match in Sofia winning Americans Evan King and Reese Stalder 6:3, 6:3.

On their way to the final stay Ariel Behar from Uruguay and Adam Pavlasek from Czechia, who continued their streak of two-sets wins against Simone Bolelli (Italy) and Matwe Middelkoop (Netherlands) 7:6(2) 7:5.

On the bottom part of the draw Gonzalo Escobar from Ecuador and Aleksandr Nedovyesov from Kazakhstan. The couple had to play third set against the local heroes – Yanaki Milev and Petr Nesterov but grabbed the win 4:6, 6:3, 10-5.

Their next opponents – Australians Max Purcell and John Patrick Smith needed third set too. They won Andrey Golubev (Kazakhstan) and Denys Molchanov (Ukraine) 6:4, 3:6, 10-8 in the most thrilling doubles match today.

The semi-finals are set for tomorrow.


CENTER COURT start 12:00

A.Behar (URU) / A. Pavlasek (CZE) vs [3] J. Cash (GBR) / N. Mektic (CRO)

Escobar (ECU) / A. Nedovyesov (KAZ) vs M. Purcell (AUS) / J. Smith (AUS)

Not Before 16:00

J. Draper (GBR) vs [3] J. Struff (GER)

Not Before 18:00

[8] M. Fucsovics (HUN) or P. Kotov vs [7] S. Ofner (AUT) or [2] A. Mannarino (FRA)


The tournament is held with the support of Inbet, Nova Broadcasting Group, А1, Diema Extra, Electrohold, Sofiamed, First Investment Bank, Europa Bullion, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Tourism.