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Spain's Gimeno-Traver defeats 6th-seeded Troicki

Spain's Gimeno-Traver beats 6th-seeded Troicki in 1st day of Nastase Tiriac tennis tournament

Spain's Gimeno-Traver defeats 6th-seeded Troicki

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Sixth seed Viktor Troicki was knocked out of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Monday, losing to Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver on the first day of the tournament.

Gimeno-Traver, who was runner-up in the Grand Prix Hassan II earlier this month, beat Troicki 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 for his first win over the Serbian in four meetings.

Elsewhere, Malek Jaziri won three-quarters of his first service points to defeat Florian Mayer 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in just over two hours.

Borna Coric and Mikhail Youzhny will meet later Monday.

Updated : 2021-09-21 06:32 GMT+08:00