Andreas Seppi has become the first player to reach the second round of the 46th edition of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. The 34-year-old Italian finished in the opening round after two hours with the German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk: 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-2.
"My service was the deciding factor in the third set," analyzed Seppi, who Ahoy for the eleventh time in Rotterdam. "He is always a tough and quick opponent. I keep good memories of this tournament in Rotterdam where I beat Lleyton Hewitt and Rafael Nadal in the past. "
Last year, Seppi's victory in the semi-final ended with a defeat against Roger Federer. The righthanded Seppi - 40th on the ATP ranking - meets in the second round Frenchman Gäel Monfils.
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