Stricker Secures Quarterfinal Spot At Bergamo Challenger

Dominic Stricker (photo: Antonio Milesi)

BERGAMO/STARNBERG, November 2, 2022

Dominic Stricker has reached the quarterfinals of the Trofeo Perrel – Faip ATP Challenger Tour hard-court tournament in Bergamo. The 20-year-old Swiss edged past Vit Kopriva from the Czech Republic 6-4, 7-5 on Wednesday evening.

Stricker, who is seeking his third ATP Challenger Tour title of the season following his triumphs in Cleveland, United States and on home soil in Zug, capitalized on four of his six break-point chances to secure victory in one hour and 42 minutes.

Up next for Stricker will be Finnish qualifier Otto Virtanen, who defeated No. 3 seed Zhizhen Zhang of China 6-4, 7-6(7) in one hour and 39 minutes.

In other action, Nuno Borges of Portugal and Yannick Hanfmann from Germany also booked their spots in the stage of the last eight in Northern Italy.

TROFEO PERREL – FAIP BERGAMO WEDNESDAY RESULTSSingles – First RoundBorna Gojo (CRO) b. Evgeny Karlovskiy (RUS) 7-5 6-0Andrea Vavassori (ITA) b. Nicolas Jarry (CIL) 7-6(4) 7-6(4)Matteo Arnaldi (ITA) b. Gregoire Barrere (FRA) 6-3 6-1Singles – Second RoundNuno Borges (POR) b. Dennis Novak (AUT) 6-3 4-2 ret.Otto Virtanen (FIN) b. Zhizhen Zhang (CIN) 6-4 7-6(7)Yannick Hanfmann (GER) b. Alexander Shevchenko (RUS) 7-6(6) 4-6 6-0Dominic Stricker (SUI) b. Vit Kopriva (CZE) 6-4 7-5Doubles – First RoundNicolas Barrientos / Sergio Martos Gornes (COL-SPA) b. Ivan Sabanov / Matej Sabanov (SRB-SRB) 6-7(2) 7-6(4) 10-8Jan-Lennard Struff / Henri Squire (GER-GER) b. Davide Baccalà / Simone Puleo (ITA-ITA) 6-0 6-3Johnny O’Mara / Philipp Oswald (GBR-AUT) b. Purav Raja / Divij Sharan (IND-IND) 7-6(4) 6-1Denys Molchanov / Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (UCR-PAK) b. Sander Arends / Franko Skugor (NED-CRO) 6-3 6-4Jonathan Eysseric / Albano Olivetti (FRA-FRA) b. Alibek Kachmanov / Grigoriy Lomakin (RUS-KAZ) 6-4 6-4