The 100th racket of the world, Croatian tennis player Ivo Karlovic, in the semifinals of the Tata Open Maharashtra competition defeated Belgian Steve Darcis, who has no place in the ranking, – 7/6 (3), 4/6, 6/3. For 1 hour and 55 minutes of the match, Ivo made 33 aces and one break, making four wrong mistakes when serving. Whereas Steve filed three times right through and realized one break point, making two double faults. Through personal meetings of opponents was 2-0 in favor of the Croat. In the final of the tournament in Pune, Karlovic will play either Kevin Anderson from South Africa or Gilles Simon from France.