HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Renzo Olivo saved two match points and went on to stun top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber in the German Open quarterfinals on Friday.
Olivo rallied to win 1-6, 6-0, 7-5, saving two match points in the ninth game of the final set as Kohlschreiber was serving for the match at 5-3.
Third-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay defeated Paul-Henri Mathieu 7-6 (7), 6-1 in a repeat of the 2009 semifinal that was won by Mathieu. Cuevas fired 12 aces and won 79 percent of his service points to beat Mathieu.
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Stephane Robert of France beat eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3.
His semifinal opponent will be seventh-seeded Martin Klizan of Slovakia, who beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 6-4, 6-3.
In Olivo's first career semifinal, he will have to stop the in-form Cuevas, who won consecutive titles in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo in February.