Anderson advances in Claro Open

Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa advanced to the

Claro Open Colombia semifinals Friday, beating sixth-seeded

Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-3, 6-3.

Anderson will face Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic, a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3)

winner over fifth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France in the

hardcourt tournament at Centro de Alto Rendimiento.

Canada’s Vasek Pospisil beat Italy’s Matteo Viola 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

to set up a match against the winner of the late match between

top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia and Alejandro Falla of

Colombia.