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Gasquet through to Estoril quarterfinals

May 2, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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ESTORIL, Portugal, May 2 (UPI) -- Richard Gasquet breezed to a second-round victory Wednesday at the Estoril Open tennis tournament in Portugal.

Gasquet, the No. 2 seed in the event, stopped Paolo Lorenzi 6-1, 6-1. He lost 12 points over seven games serving and won 61 percent of the points off Lorenzi's serve. He turned back the only break point he faced.

Third-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka also advanced to the quarterfinals as he defeated Ivan Navarro 7-6 (7-5), 6-1. Wawrinka limited Navarro to nine points in the second set.

No. 6-seeded Robin Haase claimed a 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 decision over Inigo Cervantes, getting two breaks in each of the second and third sets.

Also Wednesday, qualifier Daniel Munoz-de la Nava ousted eighth-seeded Flavio Cipolla and, in a first-round match, Bobby Reynolds posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over Attila Balazs.

Wawrinka is paired against Haase and Gasquet is to take on Munoz-de la Nava in the quarterfinals.

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