The 50th World No., representative of Kazakhstan, Mikhail Kukushkin, beat Frenchman Ugo Humbert, who occupies the 75th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/4, 6/4 in the semifinals of the tournament in Marseille.
Tennis players spent 1 hour and 33 minutes on the court. During this time, 31-year-old Kukushkin completed three aces, never made a mistake when serving, and implemented three break points, and 20-year-old Humbert filed right through nine times, made three double mistakes and made one break.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the finals of the Open 13 Provence competition, Kukushkin will fight with the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas or the Belgian David Goffin.