ATP Tour

Janowicz breezes into quarters

2013-10-16 21:00
Jerzy Janowicz (AFP)

Stockholm - Third-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland has breezed into the Stockholm Open quarter-finals by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-2, 6-1 on Wednesday.

The Wimbledon semi-finalist broke Garcia-Lopez, who struggled with back pains, four times.

Also, sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France defeated Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-4, 6-4, and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland opened his title bid with a win against Benjamin Becker of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3).

Other first-round winners were Fernando Verdasco of Spain, and Kenny De Schepper of France.

Results on third day of Stockholm ATP tournament on Wednesday (x denotes seeding):

Second round:
Jerzy Janowicz (POL x3) bt Guillermo Garca-Lpez (ESP) 6-2, 6-1
Benoit Paire (FRA x6) bt Pablo Carreo (ESP) 6-4, 6-4

First round:
Kenny De Schepper (FRA) bt Markus Eriksson (SWE) 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) bt Benjamin Becker (GER) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/3)
Fernando Verdasco (ESP) bt Ivan Dodig (CRO x8) 6-7 (2/7), 6-1, 6-4

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