Baghdatis secures easy win against Brown at Irving Tennis Classic

Baghdatis secures easy win against Brown at Irving Tennis Classic

Cypriot tennis player Marcos Baghdatis has secured an easy win against charismatic German Dustin Brown at the Irving Tennis Classic.

Baghdatis took one hour and 34 minutes to navigate a tricky first round encounter with the German.

According to a press release, Marcos fired eight aces and won an impressive 87 per cent (27/31) of first serve points to complete the 7-6(6), 7-6(0) victory. Making his second appearance in Irving, he extended his record to 27-3 on the ATP Challenger Tour over the past year.

The seventh seed this week in Irving, he improved to a perfect 3-0 against Brown and will face either Paul-Henri Mathieu or Marinko Matosevic in the second round.

The Cypriot tennis player is seeking his 11th title on the Challenger circuit.

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ENDS, CYPRUS NEWS AGENCY