Brkic/Cacic advance in Metz
The unseeded pair broke twice and rallied from 1/5 down in the Match Tie-Break to advance after one hour and 31 minutes. Arneodo and Bonzi are teaming for the first time at tour-level this week.
Jonathan Erlich and Andrei Vasilevski downed Marcelo Demoliner and Rafael Matos 6-1, 1-6, 10-7 to advance into the quarter-finals, while Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara defeated David Pel and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi 7-6(4), 6-3 to reach the same stage.
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The Bosnian-Serbian pair won 76 per cent (25/33) of their first-serve points and saved both break points they faced to advance after 66 minutes. Brkic and Cacic are aiming to win their second tour-level title as a team this year after lifting the trophy in Buenos Aires.