Mexican twins Arturo Salazar (pic) and Cesar Salazar are on course to meet in a surprise final of the Torneo Internacional Sporta Open after battling through the quarter-finals in Guatemala. After upsetting 2nd seed Ryan Cuskelly in the opening round, Cesar continued his impressive run by overcoming New Zealand’s higher-ranked Campbell Grayson 11-6, 11-7, 11-9. The 23-year-old will now meet fellow countryman Eric Galvez, the world No90 who defeated Frenchman Yann Perrin, ranked almost 30 places higher, 4-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-8. Arturo Salazar will be hoping to make it an all-Mexican final when he lines up against top-seeded Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez in the other men’s semi. The fourth seed defeated compatriot Jorge Isaac Baltazar Ferreira 11-7, 11-4, 5-11, 4-11, 11-7, while favourite Angel Rodriguez twice came from behind to beat South African qualifier Clinton Leeuw 7-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-5, 11-4.
Salazars Score in Santa Catarina Pinula!