Marcos Giron Upsets Roberto Carballes Baena In Munich | ATP Tour
Marcos Giron picked up his first profession win on the BMW Open by American Express with an upset of seventh seed Roberto Carballes Baena on Monday in Munich.
The American earned a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 victory in opposition to the Spaniard in his second look on the ATP 250. In fourth seed Botic van de Zandschulp‘s quarter, Giron will meet Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff or Swiss qualifier Alexander Ritschard within the second spherical. Now 10-9 on the season, he can attain his fourth tour-level quarter-final of 2023 with one other victory in Munich.
“I am actually pleased with the win,” he mentioned in an on-court interview. “It was sort of a story of three units. The primary set I got here out and performed nice. The second set [I was] a little bit sloppier, he raised his stage, and the third I am actually pleased with it. There have been a couple of shut moments and I did effectively.”
Giron was a relentless menace on return within the two-hour, 12-minute match, creating 14 break probabilities and changing 5 of them. He additionally fired 5 aces and gained 81 per cent of his first-serve factors, saving two of 4 break factors.
Flavio Cobolli additionally superior on Monday in Munich with a 7-5, 6-1 win in opposition to Aussie Jordan Thompson. The Italian was an environment friendly five-of-six on break factors and now awaits fifth seed Sebastian Baez or Germany’s Oscar Otte within the second spherical.
German wild card Yannick Hanfmann made probably the most of his alternative on residence soil by notching a 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 6-2 victory in opposition to Thiago Monteiro. Hanfmann will subsequent meet Monte-Carlo finalist and Munich prime seed Holger Rune within the second spherical.
In Monday’s last match, eighth seed Marc-Andrea Huesler claimed a 7-6(3) opening set in opposition to Kyle Edmund earlier than play was suspended attributable to darkness.
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