Defending champion Tommy Haas into Halle last-eight

He is making his 13th appearance at the pre-Wimbledon warm-up and took the title for the first time in 2012, beating Roger Federer in the final.

updated: June 14, 2013 11:22 IST
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Halle, Germany: Defending champion Tommy Haas reached the quarter-finals of the Halle grasscourt tournament on Thursday beating Ernests Gulbis, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, after the Latvian had saved 16 of 16 break points.

World number 11 Haas will face France's Gael Monfils for a place in the semi-finals.

"I knew that I had to play my best tennis to stay in the tournament," said Haas, of the challenge posed by world number 38, Gulbis.

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  • Roger Federer
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  • Florian Mayer
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  • Gael Monfils
  • Novak Djokovic
  • Ernests Gulbis
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