Former world No. 3 Wawrinka, 37, will take part in the main event of the Moselle Open for the first time in eight years since 2015. He reached the quarter-finals that year but fell removed before the game. This tournament will enter the main battle after winning the 2 qualifying matches. In the first round, he beat J. Sousa (Portugal), ranked 55th in the world, and D. Medvedev, the first seed, to advance to the top eight. Wawrinka broke in the third game of the first set. Go ahead without giving a single chance for a break. However, in the second set that followed, he gave the first break of the day in the eighth game. he again allowed a break in the 10th game and was caught with a 1-1 count. In the final set, Wawrinka managed to break the first in game three, but allowed a breakthrough in game eight. Even though he entered the tie break, he scored two mini breaks and won the fierce battle of 2 hours and 49 minutes. The winner Wawrinka will face the winner of the No. 4 seed Helen Rune (Denmark) and the No. 7 seed A. Bublik (Kazakhstan) in the semifinals. On the same day, Luis Sonego (Italy), ranked 65th in the world, qualified among the top four.