MARBURG, July 7, 2017
In an all-German-quarterfinal clash at the €43,000 Marburg Open, Cedrik-Marcel Stebe came out on top on Thursday as he edged TennisBase Oberhaching teammate Yannick Hanfmann 6-4, 6-3.
In the pair’s first meeting, Stebe saved all three break points he faced and converted two of his own. The 26-year-old from Muehlacker won 55 per cent of the total points played to advance after one hour and 15 minutes.
Woop woop… https://t.co/CoNA90RBq5
— Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (@cedrikstebe) 6. Juli 2017
Next up for Stebe, who lifted his fifth ATP Challenger trophy in Poprad-Tatry two weeks ago, will be Arthur de Greef, the highest-ranked player left in the draw. The tournament’s number three from Belgium defeated Benjamin Bonzi of France 6-2, 7-5. De Greef finished the encounter after one hour and 13 minutes without facing a break point.
Sixth seed Guillermo Garcia-López battled past Brazilian qualifier Joao Pedro Sorgi 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. The Spanish veteran broke serve four times to prevail after two hours and two minutes. Garcia-López will next take on Filip Krajinovic from Serbia, who beat Matthias Bachinger from Germany 7-5, 6-1 in one hour and 24 minutes.
RESULTS – JULY 06, 2017
Singles – Quarterfinals
 A. De Greef (BEL) d B. Bonzi (FRA) 62 75
 G. Garcia-Lopez (ESP) d [Q] J. Sorgi (BRA) 64 46 63
C. Stebe (GER) d Y. Hanfmann (GER) 64 63
F. Krajinovic (SRB) d [Q] M. Bachinger (GER) 75 61
Doubles – Semifinals
 R. Junaid (AUS) / R. Roelofse (RSA) d M. Kowalczyk (POL) / G. Panfil (POL) 36 64 10-7
 A. Mies (GER) / O. Otte (GER) d E. Lopez-Perez (ESP) / R. Ramirez Hidalgo (ESP) 64 63