Title holder Haas reaches semifinals at BMW Open

Updated: May 2, 2014, 3:37 PM ET
Associated Press

MUNICH -- Defending champion Tommy Haas reached the semifinals of the BMW Open by defeating Andreas Seppi 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday.

The 36-year-old Haas converted three of his seven break points to beat the seventh-seeded Italian in under two hours. He will face Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan, who defeated Denis Istomin 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-1 in their quarterfinal.

The second-seeded Haas, who defeated fellow German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the final last year, is making his comeback from a right shoulder injury.

Top-seeded Fabio Fognini eased into the final four with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Brazilian qualifier Thomaz Bellucci. The Italian will next face German qualifier Jan Lennard-Struff, who came from a set down to beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.


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