Istanbul, Munich and Estoril ATP open
This week three tournaments on clay are played in Europe: Istanbul, Munich and Estoril ATP open as final preparations for the Madrid Masters to be played next week at the Magic Box. The presence of Roger Federer in Turkey and Andy Murray in Germany are the highlight of these tournaments.
In Estoril there is a greater presence of Spanish players, led by Feliciano Lopez (1). It has to Nicolas Almagro, Tommy Robredo, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Albert Montanes, Albert Ramos Vinolas and Roberto Carballes Baena. On Monday the first games of these events but still took place without the participation of the Navy.
The novel tournament Istanbul has the main attraction former world number one, Swiss Roger Federer (1). On Monday the Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci beat former top ten Russian Mikhail Youzhny (7), 7-6 (5) 6-3 Kazakh Andrey Golubev liquidated the Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1 6-3.
Moving on to German soil, in Munich Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos continues to reap good triumphs at 34 years and this time beat Serbian Viktor Troicki 7-6 (4) 6-4. In turn, the young German Alexander Zverev got out veteran compatriot Benjamin Becker 4-6 6-1 6-2.
Finally in Estoril, they have played four games Monday. The young Croatian Borna Coric beat the Frenchman Jeremy Chardy – Sixth seed – by a convincing 6-2 6-4. Another young Balkan but of Serbia, Filip Krajinovic realized Colombian Alejandro Gonzalez double 6-3. Meanwhile puncher Luxembourg Gilles Muller (8) in three sets to beat local Portuguese Frederico Ferre Silva 6-3 3-6 6-1 and Dutchman Robin Haase Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis also in three sets 6-3 6-7 (6 ) 6-4.