Cipolla, Tipsaveric advance to Chennai Open second round

January 7th, 2009 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Flavio Cipolla of Italy advanced to the second round of the Chennai Open tennis with a stunning 6-4, 6-1 win against second seed and World No. 16 Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland here Tuesday.On the outside court, seventh seed Janko Tipsaveric of Serbia came through 6-3, 6-2 victory against Pablo Andujar of Spain to move into the second round.

The results (seeding in prefix):

Singles (1st round): 1-Nikolay Devydenko (RUS) bt Daniel Koellerer (AUT) 6-2, 6-3; 4-Ivo Karlovic (CRO) bt Rajeev Ram (USA) 6-4, 6-3; Andreas Beck (GER) bt Roko Karanusic (CRO) 6-1, 6-0; Somdev Dev Varman (IND) bt Kevin Kim (USA) 6-3, 6-3; Denis Istomin (UZB) bt Rohan Bopanna (IND) 6-4, 7-6 (3); Ivo Minar (CZE) bt Wayne Odesnik (USA) 6-3, 6-0; 8-Marcel Granollers (ESP) bt Lee Hyung-Taik (KOR) 6-4, 7-5; 6-Carlos Moya (ESP) bt Danai Udomchoke (THA) 6-3, 7-6(4); Flavio Cipolla (ITA) bt 2-Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 6-4,6-1; 7-Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) bt Pablo Andujar (ESP) 6-3,6-2.

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