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ATP Tour – Friday, Feb. 24, 2024 final results

After the other top seeds fell Thursday, No. 2 Karen Khachanov (who only had to play three games before opponent Emil Ruusuvuori retired with a lower back issue) is the only one left and rolled to the final after a very tough first set.

And then there is wild card Gaël Monfils, who played a young Czech with whom he shares a birthday – 19 years apart. And almost (not not quite) got him.

While the Los Cabos semifinalists are to be decided late night, Rio will still be at the quarterfinal stage on Friday.

(Doha is 8 hours ahead of ET, Rio is two hours ahead and Los Cabos two hours behind)

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Qatar ExxonMobil Open
Location: Doha, Qatar
Category: ATP Tour 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 19 – 24, 2024
Prize money: $1,395,875
Draws: S28 / D16

Friday, Feb. 23, 2024
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[2] Karen Khachanov (RUS) def Alexei Popyrin (AUS) 76 (12) 62

Jakub Mensik (CZE) def [WC] Gael Monfils (FRA) 64 16 63

Doubles, semifinals

[1] Jamie Murray (GBR) / Michael Venus (NZL) def Ariel Behar (URU) / Adam Pavlasek (CZE) 64 76 (5)

Lorenzo Musetti / Lorenzo Sonego (ITA) def [ALT] Andreas Mies (GER) / John Patrick Smith (AUS) 62 67 (4) [10-7]

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Mifel Tennis Open
Location: Los Cabos, Mexico
Category: ATP Tour 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 19 – 24, 2024
Prize money: $915,245
Draws: S28 / D16

Friday, Feb. 23, 2024
Final results

Singles, semifinals

[8] Jordan Thompson (AUS) def. [1] Alexander Zverev (GER) 75 46 76 (2)

[4] Casper Ruud (NOR) def [2] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 64 76 (4)

Doubles, semifinals

Gonzalo Escobar (ECU) / Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ) def Guido Andreozzi (ARG) / Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (MEX) 62 63

[4] Max Purcell / Jordan Thompson (AUS) vs William Blumberg (USA) / Casper Ruud (NOR) – CANCELLED

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Rio Open
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Category: ATP Tour 500
Surface: Outdoor Clay
Dates: Feb. 19 – 25, 2024
Prize money: $2,100,230
Draws: S32 / D16

Friday, Feb. 23, 2024
Final results

Singles, quarterfinals

[2] Cameron Norrie (GBR) def Thiago Seyboth Wild (BRA) 61 36 62
[4] Francisco Cerundolo (ARG) def. Dusan Lajovic (SRB) 36 64 64
[5] Sebastian Baez (ARG) def. [WC] Thiago Monteiro (BRA) 64 16 62

[Q] Mariano Navone (ARG) def [WC] Joao Fonseca (BRA) 26 63 63

Doubles semifinal

Nicolas Barrientos (COL) / Rafael Matos (BRA) def Simone Bolelli / Andrea Vavassori (ITA) 26 63 [10-6]

Doubles quarterfinal

Alexander Erler / Lucas Miedler (AUT) def [3] Maximo Gonzalez / Andres Molteni (ARG) 63 36 [17-15]

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