facebook
twitter
search
search

De Bakker, Mayer win at Croatia Open

July 22, 2013 at 4:40 PM

UMAG, Croatia, July 22 (UPI) -- Thiemo de Bakker and Leonardo Mayer posted first-round wins Monday at the Croatia Open tennis tournament.

Mayer defeated Albert Ramos 6-1, 6-3 in just more than an hour. Mayer dropped just seven points over eight games serving for a very healthy 82 percent win rate while serving.

Advertisement

De Bakker was a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Dmitry Tursunov, saving seven of the eight break points he faced. He ended up with four breaks. He had one break in the second set.

Tursunov had six break opportunities in the second set but failed to convert any of them.

De Bakker heads into the second round against third-seeded Fabio Fognini, who has won an ATP tournament each of the last two weeks. Fognini, like the other top four seeds, had a first-round bye.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
WATCH: Umpire exits after hit in head with bat
Michael Jordan vetoed a Tracy McGrady for Scottie Pippen trade
WATCH: Irish soccer fans dent car roof, immediately fix it
Paulina Gretzky's dress upstages Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open win
Swedish soccer player removed from game for farting
Videos