Monday, June 13, 2011

Dolgopolov Upset In Eastbourne Opener

Dolgopolov Upset In Eastbourne Opener

Alexandr Dolgopolov was upset by Carlos Berlocq 7-5, 6-2 in the opening round at the AEGON International.

Dolgopolov dropped serve five times as Berlocq earned just his second match win on grass courts. The Argentine will next play the winner of the match between Lleyton Hewitt and Olivier Rochus.

Pablo Andujar also bowed out with a 7-5, 6-1 loss to Igor Kunitsyn. Radek Stepanek converted five of 11 break point opportunities to beat Colin Fleming 6-3, 6-4.

Grigor Dimitrov accounted for another wild card, Great Britain’s Daniel Evans, prevailing 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4.

Rainer Schuettler, Donald Young, Evgeny Kirillov and Alexander Slabinsky all qualified for the main draw on Monday.