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Czech seed Lukas Rosol, Jiri Vesely reach quarterfinals of Nastase Tiriac Trophy

Former champion Lukas Rosol reached his first quarterfinals of the year at the Nastase Tiriac Trophy when he beat Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 4-6. 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday.

The Czech Republic's Rosol, seeded fourth, was broken four times but had the measure of Lajovic's serve.

Rosol captured his first ATP title in Bucharest in 2013, and was runner-up last year.

Countryman Jiri Vesely, the seventh seed, dominated in a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Malek Jaziri of Tunisia, winning 73 percent of his service points. He will meet either third-seeded Ivo Karlovic or rising star Borna Coric.