Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Tennis | ATP

Stefanos Tsitsipas © Getty Images

Tsitsipas, Tomic progress in Hertogenbosch

Barcelona Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas recorded his first grasscourt victory on the ATP Tour by beating Australian John-Patrick Smith in the first round of the Libema Open at Hertogenbosch on Tuesday.

Australian Bernard Tomic, a Wimbledon quarterfinalist in 2011, is trying to reignite his career after slipping to 181st in the rankings and recorded his first victory since October 2017 with a 6-4 6-2 win over American Kevin King.

Greek fifth-seed Tsitsipas battled to a 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Smith, who replaced injured Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor in the first round clash.

The 19-year-old, who is 37th in the ATP singles rankings, will face Istanbul Open runner-up Malek Jaziri in the second round after the Tunisian beat Max Purcell 6-2 6-3 in less than an hour.

Eighth seed Andreas Seppi suffered a shock exit after a 6-4 6-2 defeat by American wild card Mackenzie McDonald, who will face qualifier Alex Bolt in the next stage.

Australian Matthew Ebden knocked out Tim Smyczek 6-2 6-3 to book a second round clash against defending champion Gilles Muller on Wednesday.

Tomic will face sixth-seed Robin Haase in the second round while Spain's Fernando Verdasco takes on Russian Daniil Medvedev.


More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming