Lacko defeated in Zagreb and Haas, it is in the semifinals

ZAGREB. In the quarterfinals of the tournament in Zagreb, Croatia (grant 398,250 euros) cope with the seventh deployed Dutchman Robin Haase in straight sets 6: 4, 6: 4th

Super Slovaks will fight in the final Cypriot tennis player Marcos Baghdatis, who won in the next round of the domestic representative Ivan Dodig 6: 4 and 7: 5th

Lacko became the first Slovak singlový semifinalist on the ATP Tour since November 2006, when Dominik Hrbatý advanced to the final Masters tournament in Paris Bercy hall. His opponent will be the winner on Saturday evening duel between Cypriots Marcos Baghdatisom domestic and Croats Ivan Dodig.Ward coach Mateja Liptáka is in Zagreb already some 19,460 euros and a premium of 90 points in the ATP Entry rankings.

The fate of the first set, the duel LACK a Haasem held third gem wherein Slovak tennis player broke Dutchman administration. In the second set initially resisted the Slovak Haase attempt to counterattack in the 4th geme, then self-Dutch broke serve in the fifth and magnified their lead to 5: 2 after another breakaway in the seventh game.However, the tournament seven did not surrender, it climbed to 4: 5, but Lacko did not have the chance to take the best of four, but he did not use the first mechballer when he was in the tenth game.

Lacko was pleased with the performance and the premiere breakthrough between the top four in the ATP tournament. “It all came out of my game today, and I was surprised to see that the rival started to passively passive, although there were two brejkbaly at the beginning, but I thought I would concentrate on them in the meantime, and then I was the one who played the initiative. He played in the defensive. It can be said that I had a fight under control and I chased him on the court.Fortunately, I well doservoval both sets. In the latter she submission loss stemmed from the loss by the concentration. When a player has two breaks on top, he thinks that the game has reached itself. The other service I have however been more than focused and I won a decisive gem to zero, “summed Lacko for TASR, adding:” The kick before the game it was good, for it has been again a little tugging knee, but it was much better than yesterday .We are working on it with physiotherapist every day, tomorrow we have perhaps not feel pain in my all. “

Experienced Cypriots will stand Lackovi the way in the semifinals will be by Lacko difficult opponent provided if it Baghdatis play tennis him own. “In the past I have him beat, which is positive. Baghdatis is constant in performance, and has vast experience and when playing cool, is very unpleasant. “

singles – q

Lukáš LACKO (Slovakia) – Robin Haase (7-Hol .) 6: 4, 6: 4, Marcos Baghdatis (6-CYP.) – Ivan Dodig (CRO-4.) 6: 4, 7: 5