ATP Tour

Troicki advances in Bucharest

2013-04-22 22:00
Viktor Troicki (AFP)

Bucharest, Romania - Viktor Troicki advanced to the second round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy by beating Marinko Matosevic of Australia 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 on Monday.

The eighth-seeded Serb broke once in each set and served eight aces, while Matosevic failed to convert any of his three break point chances.

David Goffin defeated Romanian wildcard Adrian Ungur 6-3, 6-1 in 55 minutes. The Belgian could next face 2011 champion Florian Mayer.

Also in the first round, Germany's Daniel Brands downed Tatsuma Ito of Japan 6-3, 3-6, 4-2.

In the final round of qualifying, Sergiy Stakhovsky, Matthias Bachinger, Flavio Cipolla and Jaroslav Pospisil won to advance to the main draw.

Results on Monday from US $530 000 ATP tournament (x denotes seeding):

First round

Viktor Troicki (SRB x8) bt Marinko Matosevic (AUS) 7-6 (7/5), 6-3
David Goffin (BEL) bt Adrian Ungur (ROM) 6-3, 6-1
Daniel Brands (GER) bt Tatsuma Ito (JPN) 6-3, 6-4

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