The sixth racket of the world, South African tennis player Kevin Anderson, defeated Frenchman Gilles Simon in the semifinals of the Tata Open Mahashatra competition – 6/3, 7/6 (3). For 1 hour and 48 minutes of the match, Kevin made 21 Ace and two breaks, having made a mistake twice when serving. Whereas Gilles once let himself through and realized one break-point, not allowing double mistakes. Through personal meetings of opponents was 4: 1 in favor of the South African. In the final of the tournament in Pune, Anderson will play with the Croat Ivo Karlovic .