Britain’s Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski are into the semi-finals on the Sofia Open – an occasion they should win to face an opportunity of qualifying for subsequent week’s ATP Finals.
The pair are chasing the ultimate spot within the doubles occasion on the prestigious end-of-season event in London.
They beat Moldova’s Radu Albot and New Zealand’s Artem Sitak 6-4 6-2 within the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.
The second seeds face Fabrice Martin and Hugo Nys for a spot within the ultimate.
The British pair must overtake Jurgen Melzer and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, who occupy the eighth and ultimate qualifying place for the ATP Finals, which begin on Sunday.
If high seeds Melzer and Roger-Vasselin had been additionally to achieve the ultimate in Sofia, Murray and Skupski wouldn’t have the ability to qualify.