facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Robredo, Kavcic post Morocco wins

April 8, 2013 at 8:27 PM   |   Comments

CASABLANCA, Morocco, April 8 (UPI) -- Spain's Tommy Robredo and Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic opened the Moroccan Grand Prix tennis event Monday with first-round victories.

In the day's only two main draw matches, Robredo, a former world No. 5, bested France's Guillaume Rufin 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, and Kavcic dispatched Moroccan wild card Mehdi Ziadi 6-2, 6-4 on the clay courts at Complexe Al Amal.

Kavcic now goes on to play top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round.

Two-time defending champion Pablo Andujar will open play Tuesday against qualifier and fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno-Busta.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Mo'ne Davis becomes first Little League player to make cover of Sports Illustrated
2
Angels P Richards leaves game
3
Steelers bring back Keisel
4
Broncos WR Norwood tears ACL, done for year
5
2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback