Devvarman stuns Garcia-Lopez

Thu, 28 Apr 21:36:00 2011

India's Somdev Devvarman shocked third seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Belgrade event.

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The unseeded Devvarman won fewer points than the Spaniard and was broken six times but still triumphed 7-6(6) 2-6 7-6(8).

The Indian will face home favourite Janko Tipsarevic, who beat Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-2 6-0.

In other second-round matches, Italy’s Filippo Volandri beat Illya Marchenko of Ukraine 6-3 1-6 6-3, while Spain’s unseeded Marcel Granollers knocked out second-seeded Serb Viktor Troicki 6-2 6-3.

World number two Novak Djokovic - who has won every match he has played this season - is the clear favourite to win his home tournament after qualifying on Wednesday.


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