Monte Carlo Masters results

Monte Carlo, April 17 (IANS) Belgian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov caused an upset at the Monte Carlo Masters here by beating eighth seeded Serbian Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets.

Dimitrov won 7-6 (7-3), 6-1 to proceed to the next round of the ATP Tour’s first 1000-point clay court tournament of the season.

The following are Tuesday’s results from the third day of the Monte Carlo Masters:

First round:

Albert Ramos, Spain, bt Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-3

13-Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, bt Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-3, 7-5

Marinko Matosevic, Australia, bt Fernando Verdasco, Spain, 7-5, 6-3

Marcel Granollers, Spain, bt Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-7 (8-10), 6-3, 6-1

Florian Mayer, Germany, bt Benjamin Balleret, Monaco, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, bt Jerzy Janowicz, Poland, 7-5, 7-6 (11-9)

Juergen Melzer, Austria, bt Jesse Huta Galung, Netherlands, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2

10-Nicolas Almagro, Spain, bt David Goffin, Belgium, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3

14-Juan Monaco, Argentina, bt Martin Klizan, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-0

Albert Montanes, Spain, bt Gael Monfils, France, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, bt John Isner, United States, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Second round:

Grigor Dimitrov, Belgium, bt 8-Janko Tipsarevic, Croatia, 7-6 (7-3), 6-1

7-Richard Gasquet, France, bt Benoit Paire, France, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1

16-Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, bt Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7-3)

6-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, bt Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2

5-Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina, bt Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3

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