Janko Tipsarevic Off to Winning Start in Bucharest

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 | 0
Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic wins Bucharest opener (photo: ubitennis)

Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic wins Bucharest opener (photo: ubitennis)


Former World No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic made a triumphant debut at this year’s BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy after clinching a straight-set win over Thomas Fabbiano of Italy. The Serb pulled off a 6-4 6-3 conquest in the first-round battle that lasted for one hour and 27 minutes on Tuesday.

Fifth-seeded Spaniard Guillermo Gacrcia-Lopez also swiftly moved on to the second round of the tournament, following a dominating 6-2 6-0 victory against little-known Italian Lorenzo Giustino.

Besides, No. 7 seed Jiri Vesely and No. 8 seed Simone Bolelli also overcame their respective opening-round opponents. Whilst the former survived a thrilling second set to brush aside Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-3 7-6, the latter edged past Andrey Golubev, 7-6 6-4.

1st Round Results

(W) J Tipsarevic d. (Q) T Fabbiano 6-4 6-3

(Q) N Mektic d. D Istomin 6-3 6-4

(7) J Vesely d. S Schwartzman 6-3 7-6

(5) G Garcia-Lopez d. (Q) L Giustino 6-2 6-0

M Baghdatis d. S Darcis 6-4 6-2

D Lajovic d. (Q) J Zopp 7-5 6-1

(8) S Bolelli d. A Golubev 7-6 6-4

A Haider-Maurer d. I Dodig 7-5 0-6 6-4

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