Baghdatis ousts Bogomolov

2011-09-26 21:36
Marcos Baghdatis (File)

Kuala Lumpur - Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus overcame sixth-seeded American Alex Bogomolov Jr 7-6 (3), 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Malaysian Open.

The 60th-ranked Baghdatis earned the only break of the match in the second set, clinching the win after 1 hour, 45 minutes against the Russian-born Bogomolov Jr at Kuala Lumpur's Putra Stadium.

Also, No 7 Dmitry Tursunov of Russia needed 2 hours, 14 minutes to beat Paul Capdeville of Chile 6-2, 2-6, 6-1, in a match that stretched past midnight Malaysian time. The 41st-ranked Tursunov improved to 4-0 against Capdeville, although it was the first time they played since Indianapolis in 2008.

In the other first-round match, David Goffin of Belgium beat Matthew Ebden of Australia 6-4, 7-6 (4).

Read more on:    malaysian open  |  marcos baghdatis


Read News24’s Comments Policy 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
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

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 103rd Tour de France is all systems GO! Follow the pain, struggles and ultimate joy as the world's best riders put their talents to the test over 21 stages.

Latest blogs

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

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.