The 20th racket of the world, Italian tennis player Marco Cecchinato, defeated Serb Dusan Lajovic, who occupies the 48th place in the world ranking, in the quarterfinals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open competition – 7/6 (2), 6/2. For 1 hour and 13 minutes of the match, Marco made four aces and two breaks, never making a mistake when serving. While Dusan six times filed right through and made one double mistake. Before opponents have not met. In the semifinals of the Doha tournament, Cecchinato will play with the Czech Tomas Berdych .