ATP Tour

Haase ousted in Kitzbuehel

2014-07-29 16:16
Robin Haase (AFP)

Kitzbuehel - Paolo Lorenzi of Italy has downed two-time former champion Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday.

The sixth-seeded Dutchman, who won the event in 2011 and '12, dropped serve early in both sets and failed to break Lorenzi's serve.

Last year's finalist, Juan Monaco, overcame a slow start to defeat Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 0-6, 6-2, 6-1.

The 81st-ranked Argentine won just five points on serve in the opener and trailed 6-0, 1-4 when the match was interrupted for an hour by rain.

Monaco will next play No. 7 Jarkko Nieminen of Finland, who beat Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia 6-4, 6-4.

Also, David Goffin of Belgium defeated Kenny De Schepper of France 6-2, 6-4 to set up a second-round match against top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Results from the second day of the ATP Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday (x denotes seeded player):

First round
David Goffin (BEL) bt Kenny De Schepper (FRA) 6-2, 6-4
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN x7) bt Teimuraz Gabashvili (RUS) 6-4, 6-4
Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) bt Robin Haase (NED x6) 6-2, 6-3
Juan Monaco (ARG) bt Andrey Golubev (KAZ) 0-6, 6-2, 6-1

Read more on:    atp tour  |  bet-at-home cup  |  tennis
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.