Andreas Beck, Marcos Daniel advance to Swiss Open semifinals
GSTAAD, Switzerland — Andreas Beck of Germany reached his first ATP semifinal Friday, defeating Victor Crivoi of Romania 6-4, 7-6 (5) at the Swiss Open.
Beck will meet Marcos Daniel of Brazil in the last four, ensuring one will play in his first career final.
The 73rd-ranked Daniel defeated Florent Serra of France 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the quarter-finals.
Beck, ranked a career-high 51st, proved tougher than Crivoi on the big points as both struggled to land barely half of their first serves.