Switzerland's Michel Kratochvil has reached his second semi-final of the season after beating Frenchman Fabrice Santoro in Nottingham, England.
The Swiss number two swept aside his opponent 6-1, 6-3 in a confidence-boosting victory ahead of the Wimbledon Championships, which get under way next week.
Kratochvil, who is comfortable playing on grass, will be hoping his form holds together into next week. He failed to make it past the first round at Wimbledon last year - his first appearance in the grand slam tournament.
The Swiss faces Australia's Wayne Arthurs for a place in the final.
swissinfo with agencies