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Tipsarveic, Rochus advance to quarterfinals at Zagreb Indoors

Tipsarveic, Rochus advance to quarterfinals at Zagreb Indoors

Eighth-seeded Janko Tipsarevic defeated Roko Karanusic 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4 in the second round of the Zagreb Indoors on Wednesday.
Tipsarevic saved six break points in the first set, but failed to convert a match point in the second. Karanusic then led 4-3 in the decider before Tipsarevic could close out the hard-fought match.
Olivier Rochus also advanced to the quarterfinals, beating Stefan Koubek, 6-2, 6-4. Koubek reached the final in Zagreb in 2006, losing to Ivan Ljubicic. Ljubicic is this year's top seed and faced fellow Croatian Lovro Zovko later Wednesday.
Also Wednesday, Teimuraz Gabashvili defeated Rik De Voest 7-5, 6-1, and Sergiy Stakhovsky ousted Viktro Troicki 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-4.


Updated : 2021-04-13 03:03 GMT+08:00