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Melzer, Haase reach Zagreb Indoors semis

Source : AP
Last Updated: Fri, Feb 08, 2013 17:30 hrs

Fourth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria earned the 300th tour win of his career Friday to set up a Zagreb Indoors semifinal against Robin Haase of the Netherlands.

Melzer defeated Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals, while Haase ousted Philipp Petzschner of Germany 6-4, 3-6, 6-0.

Melzer jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first set and saved four of the five break points he faced in the second, winning the last three games to seal the victory.

Haase served 11 aces and broke Petzschner seven times, while saving nine of the 12 break points.



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