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Gastão Elias advances in Estoril Open

By Jornal Sporting
03 May, 2017

World number 107 beats Malek Jaziri in Estoril

Gastão Elias ended a run of bad luck in the only Portuguese event on the ATP circuit this week. After being eliminated in the first round on the last two occasions, Elias beat Malek Jaziri 6-4, 3-6 and 6-3 in this year's opener.

The match lasted two hours and 17 minutes, with Gastão dominating the first set before losing the second and recovering to close the decider.

Up next for Elias is the winner of encounter between the 2016 champion Nicolas Almagro and world number 55 Benoit Paire.