ATP Tour

Bastad relief for Dimitrov

2013-07-08 20:02
Grigor Dimitrov (Getty Images)
Bastad - Carlos Berlocq has beaten Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 6-3 in an all-Argentine match in the first round of the Swedish Open on Monday.

Berlocq broke Zeballos' serve three times.

Earlier Monday, Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov was put to the test by 17-year-old Elias Ymer of Sweden, rallying to win 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.

Argentina's Martin Alund also prevailed in a close match against Sweden's Markus Erikson, winning 7-5, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (8) to advance to the second round of the clay-court tournament in Bastad.

Results from the first day of the ATP Swedish Open (x denotes seeding):

First round:

Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x5) bt Elias Ymer (SWE) 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
Martn Alund (ARG) bt Markus Eriksson (SWE) 7-5, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (10/8)
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) bt Horacio Zeballos (ARG x7) 6-4, 6-3


What To Read Next


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
Sport Talk


Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? 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.