Gil and Sanz make first-ever semi-finals as both cause huge Menorca upsets

Both Xisco Gil and Jon Sanz have made their first-ever semi-finals in World Padel Tour as the Spaniards came back to win in their respective Estrella Damm Menorca Open quarter-finals.

Gil and Sanz make first-ever semi-finals as both cause huge Menorca upsets

Both Xisco Gil and Jon Sanz have made their first-ever semi-finals in World Padel Tour as the Spaniards came back to win in their respective Estrella Damm Menorca Open quarter-finals.

Gil, with Ramiro Moyano, beat two-seed Sanyo Gutiérrez and Agustín Tapia, while Sanz and Lucas Campagnolo overcame Pablo Lima and Franco Stupaczuk.

Sanz and Campa are playing their first tournament together, as are Martín Di Nenno and Coki Nieto, who were in action against Arturo Coello and Fernando Belasteguin.

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Lebrón/Galán (1) vs Rico/Leal

Two-time reigning number ones of the world Juan Lebrón and Alejandro Galán played young Spaniards Javi Rico and Javi Leal, the latter looking to make his first-ever semi-finals.

 

Gutiérrez/Tapia (2) vs Gil/Moyano

Argentinians Sanyo Gutiérrez and Agustín Tapia have struggled for form, reaching one semi-final in the last four events, and they looked to break their duck against Ramiro Moyano and Xisco Gil, the latter also having never made a semi-final.

 

Coello/Belasteguín (3) vs Di Nenno/Nieto (5)

In the most levelled match on paper, Arturo Coello and Fernando Belasteguín were in action against newly-formed Martín Di Nenno and Coki Nieto.

 

Lima/Stupaczuk (4) vs Sanz/Campagnolo

After eliminating Alejandro Ruiz and Momo González on Thursday, new couple Jon Sanz and Lucas Campagnolo now faced another top pair in Pablo Lima and Franco Stupaczuk.

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