Nouh Al-Jalbubi/Mazin Alhashmi (Oman) join pool winners Tiziano Andreatta/Andrea Abbiati (Italy), Rahman Raoufi/Haman Salemiinjehboroun (Iran), and Philipp Arne Bergmann/Yannick Harms (Germany) in Saturday’s Oman One-Star semifinals.
Bennet Poniewaz/Simon Kulzer (Germany), Daniel Jonassen/Morten Overgaard (Denmark), Koko Prasetyo Darkuncoro/Danangsyah Pribadi (Indonesia) and Kristoffer Abell/Daniel Thomsen (Denmark) bested 12 other teams to advance to Friday’s main draw.
The four pool winners – Rahman Raoufi/Haman Salemiinjehboroun (Iran), Philipp Arne Bergmann/Yannick Harms (Germany) and qualifiers Aghamohammad Salagh/Abolhamed Mirzaali (Iran) and Tiziano Andreatta/Andrea Abbiati (Italy) – earn automatic berths to the quarterfinals, scheduled for Friday afternoon.
Teams from Switzerland, Italy, Denmark and Iran advanced through two qualifying rounds to earn spots in main draw pool play at the Oman One-Star.
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