Tomic marches into Bogota semifinals
Bernard Tomic's Claro Open title defence in Colombia remains on track after the Aussie steamrolled Japan's Tatsuma Ito on Friday.
Bernard Tomic’s Claro Open title defence in Colombia is on track, the Australian steamrolling Japan’s Tatsuma Ito 6-1 6-4 on Friday to move into the semifinals.
The second seed needed just over an hour to account for Ito on the hardcourt surface in the capital Bogota.
Tomic set up a clash with German Michael Berrer, who upset Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-3 3-6 6-3.
In the other semifinal, top seed Ivo Karlovic – who Tomic beat in the final last year – will take on Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.
Tomic’s victory takes his winning streak in the Colombian capital to seven matches.