Alexander Zverev, 17, reaches semis
HAMBURG, Germany -- The 17-year-old Alexander Zverev reached the semifinals of his hometown tournament by defeating Tobias Kamke 0-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the Hamburg Open on Friday.
Zverev earned just six points in the opening set, but he saved seven of 11 break points and converted four chances to beat his fellow Hamburg resident in two hours.
Argentina's Leonardo Mayer defeated Serbia's Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 7-5 and the seventh-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany later beat Czech player Lukas Rosol 6-4, 6-4 to complete the other semifinal.
Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press
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