The Portuguese Gonçalo Falcão qualified today, alongside the Turkish Tuna Altuna, for the Faro Open tennis pair final, which takes place on Saturday, at 2:00 pm, at the Faro Tennis and Padel Center.
Second seeded, Falcão and Altuna (who reached 169th in the world ranking of pairs and played an ATP final in Istanbul 2017) gave back to the French Louis Dussin and Quentin Robert to win, by 4-6 , 6-4 and 10-1, when exactly 90 minutes of the match had elapsed.
With the third victory of the week, the Portuguese, 33, and the Turkish, 32, won the right to play in the doubles final, against another French duo: Dan Added and Hugo Voljacques, who also reversed the score to win (4-6, 6-1 and 12-10) Russian Alen Avidzba and Estonian Kristjan Tamm.
Regarding the singles variant, German Mischa Zverev (former “top-25” ATP), older brother Alexander Zverev, who on Friday eliminated the Austrian qualifier Maximilian Neuchrist by 4-6, continues to stand out. 6-2 and 7-6.
The experienced tennis player and top contender for the title will face, in Saturday's semi-finals, the Russian Alen Avidzba (468th, who beat Tomas Lipovsek Puches, 6-3 and 6-1).
In the other semi-final, starting at 10:30 am, compatriots Tak khunn Wang (626th, who overcame Dan Added, 6-3, 2-6 and 6-3) and Lucas Poullain (514) ., Who beat Louis Dussin, with 6-0 and 6-3).
In 2021, the Faro Open celebrates its 30th edition and takes place with the important support of the Municipality of Faro and the Portuguese Tennis Federation, reserving $ 25,000 in monetary prizes.