STARNBERG, November 6, 2020
The top two seeds of the Challenger Eckental have booked their spot in the quarterfinals. World No. 106 Kamil Majchrzak from Polan, No. 1 seed of the International German Indoor Championships, fought past Roman Safiullin of Russia 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday afternoon at the House of Sports in Eckental.
Majchrzak converted four his eight break-point opportunities to secure victory in one hour and 21 minutes. Up next for the 24-year-old will be in-form German qualifier Marvin Moeller.
No. 2 seed Alexei Popyrin defeated Zdenek Kolar from the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4. The 21-year-old Australian won 93 per cent of his first-service points and 55 per cent of the total points played to advance after one hour and 14 minutes. Popyrin, currently ranked World No. 110, will next face US-American young gun Sebastian Korda.
In other action, reigning Wolffkran Open champion Marc-Andrea Huesler defeated qualifier Matthias Bachinger from Germany 6-3, 6-1 in 55 minutes to oppose No. 3 seed Ilya Ivashka from Belarus in Friday’s quarterfinals. Ivashka cruised past Jurij Rodionov of Austria 6-0, 6-1 in only 47 minutes.
RESULTS – NOVEMBER 05, 2020
Singles – Second Round
 K. Majchrzak (POL) d R. Safiullin (RUS) 61 36 63
 A. Popyrin (AUS) d Z. Kolar (CZE) 64 64
 I. Ivashka (BLR) d J. Rodionov (AUT) 60 61
M. Huesler (SUI) d [LL] M. Bachinger (GER) 63 61
Doubles – Quarterfinals
M. Huesler (SUI) / K. Majchrzak (POL) d  D. Sharan (IND) / I. Zelenay (SVK) 64 63
[PR] D. Brown (GER) / A. Hoang (FRA) d  S. Arends (NED) / D. Pel (NED) 64 62
H. Heliovaara (FIN) / J. Rodionov (AUT) d  P. Raja (IND) / R. Ramanathan (IND) 63 67(3) 10-8
 L. Glasspool (GBR) / A. Lawson (USA) d A. Begemann (GER) / J. Lenz (GER) 63 63