ATP Tour

Ferrer to face Gabashvili

2014-04-21 22:03
David Ferrer (File)

Barecelona - David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Monday.

The second-seeded Ferrer has finished runner-up on the Real Club de Tenis' outdoor red clay on four occasions.

Third-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy will play Santiago Giraldo of Colombia after he moved past Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands 6-4, 6-2.

Eight-time winner Rafael Nadal will open his title defense against either Nikolay Davydenko or Albert Ramos.

Collated results from ATP Barcelona Open on Monday (x denotes seeding):

First round:

Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP) bt Roberto Carballes Baena (ESP) 6-3, 7-5
Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP) bt Lukasz Kubot (POL) 6-1, 6-0
Inigo Cervantes (ESP) bt Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Alex Kuznetsov (RUS) bt Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) 2-6, 6-1, 6-2
Santiago Giraldo (COL) bt Igor Sijsling (NED) 6-4, 6-2
Teimuraz Gabashvili (RUS) bt Michal Przysiezny (POL) 6-3, 6-4
Dominic Thiem (AUT) bt Radek Stepanek (CZE) 6-4, 6-4
Andrey Golubev (KAZ) bt Matteo Viola (ITA) 6-4, 6-3
Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) bt Andreas Beck (GER) 6-2, 6-2
Kenny De Schepper (FRA) bt Marsel Ilhan (TUR) 6-3, 7-5
Marinko Matosevic (AUS) bt Joao Sousa (POR) 6-3, 6-2
Albert Montanes (ESP) bt Marc Lopez (ESP) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2


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