The 69th racket of the world, French tennis player Benoit Paire, in the semifinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II competition, defeated his compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who occupies 116th place in the world ranking, – 2/6, 6/4, 6/3.
For 1 hour and 59 minutes of the match, Benoit made five aces and five breaks, making four mistakes when serving. Whereas Jo-Wilfrid filed five times through the line and implemented four break points, making five double faults.
The score in personal meetings of opponents was 3: 1 in favor of Tsonga. In the finals of the tournament in Marrakesh, Paire will play with the Spaniard Pablo Andujar.