Troicki wins first-round match in hometown

May 3, 2010 at 4:38 PM

BELGRADE, Serbia, May 3 (UPI) -- Local favorite Viktor Troicki rolled to a straight-set, first-round victory at the Serbia Open tennis tournament in his hometown of Belgrade.

Troicki, seeded sixth, had four aces and didn't drop serve in a 6-4, 6-0 win over Ivan Navarro. Troicki lost only 12 points in eight service games.

Fifth-seeded Ivo Karlovic also won in two sets, eliminating Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (7-4), 6-4. Karlovic had 10 aces in the match.

Evgeny Korolev won 66 percent of the points in his 6-1, 6-0 romp over Michael Russell and Florent Serra defeated Karol Beck 6-3, 6-3.

Igor Andreev picked up ATP match victory No. 200 with his 6-3, 6-2 win over Blaz Kavcic.

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