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Waske upsets Stepanek at BMW Open

Waske upsets Stepanek at BMW Open

German wild card Alexander Waske upset sixth-seeded Radek Stepanek 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the first round of the BMW Open on Tuesday.
Waske, a big-serving doubles specialist, had 11 aces to earn his first singles win this year.
Also, fifth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen had a break of serve in each set to defeat Rainer Schuettler 6-4, 6-4.
Benjamin Becker, Nicolas Massu and Raemon Sluiter also advanced to the second round of the clay-court tournament.
Becker beat qualifier Nenad Zimonjic 7-6 (6), 6-3; Massu routed Thomas Johansson 6-2, 6-1; and Sluiter rallied to defeat Jan Hajek 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5).


Updated : 2021-06-12 21:47 GMT+08:00