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Rodionov calls Zverev after his first win

Rodionov calls Zverev after his first win

The current third seed in Austria meets the world number five in the Bavarian state capital.

The Austrian tennis players face very high-profile opponents in the second round of the ATP Tour on Wednesday. While newly crowned Monte Carlo champion Sebastian Offner will challenge Stefanos Tsitsipas at the ATP 500 clay court tournament in Barcelona, ​​Yuri Rodionov (ATP 118) will have his first duel with him at the ATP 250 clay court tournament in Munich – weather permitting Top seed, German host Alexander Zverev (ATP 5) ahead of him. The Lower Austrian defeated Australian Aleksandar Vukic (ATP 65) 6:3, 6:2 after 1:24 hours of play in the first main round of the BMW Open on Tuesday lunchtime. For the local left-hander, this is the first success in a major ATP competition this season.

There was also a sense of success in red, white and red in the doubles competition: Alexander Erler and Lucas Midler began the defense of their title with victory. Tyrolean (ATP Doubles 42) and Lower Austria (ATP Doubles 42) defeated Argentine Guido Andreozzi (ATP Doubles 286) and Mexican Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (ATP Doubles 68) 6:3 in the first round, 6:2. Their quarterfinal opponents are second-seeded Americans Nathaniel Lamons (ATP Doubles 29) and Jackson Withrow (ATP Doubles 27).

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