Andreas Seppi becomes the first player to proceed to the second round11 february 2019
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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