Mankad-Battsitone in semis of Poland ATP Challenger

Updated: Jul 23, 2010, 12:44 PM IST

New Delhi: Harsh Mankad and his American partner Brian Battistone extended their run at the Poznan ATP Challenger tournament to the semifinals after a hard earned win over Martin Alund and Diego Junqueira.

Mankad and Battistone overcame a second set lapse to beat the Argentine pair 6-3, 5-7, 10-4 in the quarter-finals of the euro 85,000 clay court event.

They will next take on Daniel Munoz-De La Nava of Spain and Portugal`s Rui Machado, who stunned second seeds Tomasz Bednarek and Frank Moser 6-2 7-6 (5) in their quarterfinals.

PTI