Francis Alcantara, Christopher Rungkat reach doubles finals of Philippine Open as semis rivals pull out
Francis Casey Alcantara and partner Christopher Rungkat are one win away from the title. 

WILD cards Francis Casey Alcantara of the Philippines and Indonesian partner Christopher Rungkat are moving on to the title match after Thai twins Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana pulled out of the semifinals of the ATP Challenger Philippine Open on Thursday at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center.

Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana were said to have withdrawn due to personal matters.

That paves the way for Alcantara and Rungkat, who toppled top seeds Ilija Bozoljac and Andreas Siljestrom in the Round of 16, to the finals.

Maximilian Neuchrist and Divij Sharan battle Johan Brunstom and Frederik Nielsen for the other spot in the finals.

The Alcantara-Rungkat pair ousted Marco Chiudinelli and Lukas Lacko in the quarterfinals.


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