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Bautista Agut and Goffin on course for final

The top two seeds – the only remaining seeds at the event – remain on course to meet in the final of the Open Sud de France ATP Tour 250 tournament in Montpelier.

Top-seed Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, chasing his tenth title, was rarely tested as he dispatched the sixth seed, Frenchman Ugo Humbert 6-3 6-3 to reach the last four.

The Spaniard was ruthless in dismantling Humbert’s serve converting all four break points and claiming the semi-final pace on his first match point.

He will now face the qualifier from Germany, Peter Gojowczyk who put on an impressive performance to get past the Austrian Dennis Novak 6-4 6-1.
Meanwhile second-seeded David Goffin of Belgium converted three of his break points in beating seventh-seeded Lorenzo Sonego of Italy 6-4 6-4 in 87-minutes.

Seeking his first ATP title since 2017 and fifth overall, Goffin next plays Egor Gerasimov, the unseeded Belarusian who struck 16 aces in defeating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain 4-6 6-4 7-5 after two hours and 28-minutes.


David Goffin remains on course for the final in Montpelier

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