facebook
twitter
search
search

Mayer, Tursunov head to German Open third round

July 16, 2013 at 4:44 PM

HAMBURG, Germany, July 16 (UPI) -- Florian Mayer and Dmitry Tursunov advanced on second-round upset wins Tuesday at the German Tennis Championships.

Mayer came away a 6-3, 6-4 winner over No. 7-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov in just more than an hour. He had a two breaks in each set.

Tursunov ousted eighth-seeded Jeremy Chardy 6-5, 7-6 (7-1), taking the second-set tiebreaker after a seesaw first set in which there were five breaks.

No. 3-seeded Nicolas Almagro gained a spot in the third round with a 6-3, 6-3 decision over Tobias Kamke. Almagro dropped just eight points -- four in one game in which his serve was broken -- on serve in the match.

Also in the second round, No. 9-seeded Benoit Paire raced past Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-4, losing 10 points in nine games in which he served.

Carlos Berlocq, coming off his first WTA tournament title Sunday, out-battled Matthias Bachinger 6-7 (5-7), 6-1, 6-2 in a first-round match. Berlocq didn't lose his serve after the first set.

Other first-round winners Tuesday were: Jan-Lennard Struff, Robin Haase, Federico Delbonis, Gael Monfils, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Marcel Granollers, Albert Ramos, and Blaz Kavcic.

The formal name of the tournament is the bet-at-home Open-German Tennis Championships.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
UPI horse racing roundup
Serena Williams rolls in Wimbledon opener
Bruins get Zac Rinaldo from Flyers for 2017 pick
Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon opener
Baltimore Orioles open up series with Texas Rangers