ATP roundup: Lorenzo Musetti advances at Stuttgart


  • Tennis
  • Wednesday, 12 Jun 2024

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 2, 2024 Italy's Lorenzo Musetti in action during his third round match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo

Italy's Lorenzo Musetti was pushed to a pair of tiebreakers Tuesday before the No. 5 seed earned his way to the second round of the Boss Open at Stuttgart, Germany, with a 7-6 (9), 7-6 (9) victory over qualifier Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard of France.

Two-time Boss Open champion Matteo Berrettini of Italy also was pushed to the brink before earning a 7-6 (8), 5-7, 7-5 victory over No. 8 seed Roman Safiullin of Russia.

California native Marcos Giron eliminated former world No. 1 Andy Murray with a 6-3, 6-4 victory, while Denis Shapovalov of Canada earned a second-round matchup with Berrettini with a 7-6 (5), 7-5 victory over Matteo Martineau of France.

Other first-round winners included No. 7 seed Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany, James Duckworth of Australia, Arthur Rinderknech of France and San Diego native Brandon Nakashima.

Libema Open

No. 5 seed Adrian Mannarino of France advanced to the second round at 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Stefano Napolitano of Italy.

No. 6 seed Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands also advanced with a 6-7 (3), 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3) victory over Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia, while Belgium's Zizou Bergs and Canada's Milos Raonic also moved into the second round.

Other first-round winners included: Mackenzie McDonald, Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut, the Netherlands' Gijs Brouwer, France's Arthur Fils, and Australia's Alexei Popyrin and Aleksandar Vukic.

--Field Level Media

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Tennis

Tennis-Nadal records confident win over Norrie in Bastad
Turning point
Olympics-Greece's Tsitsipas keen on completing childhood dream at Paris Games
Tennis-Billie Jean King Cup finals moved to Malaga
Tennis-Nadal beats Swedish great Borg's son Leo in singles return at Bastad
Tennis-Nadal warms up for Olympics with doubles win in Bastad
Tennis-Five US women in top 15 in the world for first time in two decades
Tennis-Alcaraz plotting golden path to greatness
Tennis-Hsieh, Zielinski win Wimbledon mixed doubles title for second major of 2024
Tennis-Djokovic suffers epic fail against Alcaraz in Wimbledon hammering

Others Also Read