05/20 14:59 CDT Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open
Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open
GENEVA (AP) --- Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry
to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round on
Now ranked No. 317, the 34-year-old Tipsarevic is back in ATP Tour main draws
after missing the 2018 season for hamstring injuries to heal.
Fifth-seeded Radu Albot advanced to the second round on a day when two seeded
players lost in the final week of clay-court warmups for the French Open.
Albot beat qualifier Lorenzo Sonego 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3), after 92nd-ranked Hugo
Dellien beat eighth-seeded Andreas Seppi 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, and seventh-seeded
Matthew Ebden lost to Nicolas Jarry of Chile 6-2, 7-6 (4).
Rain cut short play and gave former No. 3 Grigor Dimitrov a day off after
playing through two qualifying rounds.
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