Rosol beats Haider-Maurer in Kitzbühel

by: AP July 30, 2014

Lukas Rosol hit nine aces to reach his fourth quarterfinal of the month in Kitzbühel. (AP Photo)

KITZBUHEL, Austria (AP)—Lukas Rosol advanced to his fourth quarterfinal of the month by beating Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Wednesday.

The third-seeded Czech, who also reached the last eight in Stuttgart, Hamburg and Umag, had nine aces. He dropped serve once after double-faulting three times in a row at 1-1 in the second set but broke Haider-Maurer again when the Austrian served for the set at 5-4.

Rosol will next play Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina, who beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 6-4, 6-4.

Rain had delayed play for four hours and started again after the matches were completed, forcing organizers to postpone the remaining six second-round encounters.

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