COMO, September 2, 2018
Due to persistent rain at Lake Como, Saturday’s quarterfinals of the €43,000 Città di Como were played at Tennis Club Mariano indoors. Viktor Galovic caused the upset of the day by knocking out top seed Martin Klizan from Slovakia 7-6(6), 6-0.
The World No. 223 from Croatia hit eight aces, winning 74 per cent of his first service points to seal victory in one hour and 33 minutes.
— Jacopo Crivellari (@JacoCrivellari) 1. September 2018
Galovic will next face Christian Garin. The 22-year-old from Chile beat No. 5 seeded Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and eight minutes.
Salvatore Caruso fought past Facundo Arguello of Argentina 6-2, 7-6(4) to set an all-Italian encounter with Matteo Donati in the stage of the final four.