Marcel Granollers beat Victor Hanescu in three sets, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to proceed further in the tournament.

. Granollers was unable to give the match a good start as he ended up losing the first set but then gathered himself together to race away with the next two sets. He defeated the local favorite, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 in just over two hours.

A dejected Hanescu said, „Of course I’m very disappointed. I started well but then he got into the match and started playing better and better. Now I will go on vacation and then I hope that I will be relaxed and in good form for the rest of the season.”

Hanescu has been losing in Romania in the first round for three years in a row. Granollers will be playing Italian

in just over an hour.

An analytical Chardy said, “Last week I had good practice. I played a very good match today against a player I know well. I am happy to have won easily.”

Chardy has had a good 2010 with three quarterfinal appearences which included Gstaad and Toronto.

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IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek pushes forehand over the line and Serbia reaches the final of Davis Cup

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic forehand finds way into the net

Fault. J Tipsarevic serve lands outside the service line.

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic forehand finds the net in the middle

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Big serve, return from Stepanek goes into the net

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek struggles to control the backhand volley

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek dumps the routine forehand into the net

Fault. First serve goes into the net.

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic dumps the routine forehand return into the net

Fault. R Stepanek serve lands outside the service line.

ACE, Winner: Stepanek!!! ACE! R Stepanek brings out big serve

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic Backhand return goes wayward

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic backhand misses the court

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Weak return from Stepanek goes into the net

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Outwide serve, Stepanek Backhand return goes wayward

Fault. J Tipsarevic serve lands outside the service line.

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek nets a backhand in a short exchange

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Granollers guns down Hanescu to enter the second round in Romania

Marcel Granollers beat Victor Hanescu in three sets, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to proceed further in the tournament.

. Granollers was unable to give the match a good start as he ended up losing the first set but then gathered himself together to race away with the next two sets. He defeated the local favorite, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 in just over two hours.

A dejected Hanescu said, „Of course I’m very disappointed. I started well but then he got into the match and started playing better and better. Now I will go on vacation and then I hope that I will be relaxed and in good form for the rest of the season.”

Hanescu has been losing in Romania in the first round for three years in a row. Granollers will be playing Italian

in just over an hour.

An analytical Chardy said, “Last week I had good practice. I played a very good match today against a player I know well. I am happy to have won easily.”

Chardy has had a good 2010 with three quarterfinal appearences which included Gstaad and Toronto.

If you would like your news or article to appear on our site, please contact us at . We will be happy to put your name in the news by-line.

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek pushes forehand over the line and Serbia reaches the final of Davis Cup

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic forehand finds way into the net

Fault. J Tipsarevic serve lands outside the service line.

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic forehand finds the net in the middle

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Big serve, return from Stepanek goes into the net

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek struggles to control the backhand volley

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek dumps the routine forehand into the net

Fault. First serve goes into the net.

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic dumps the routine forehand return into the net

Fault. R Stepanek serve lands outside the service line.

ACE, Winner: Stepanek!!! ACE! R Stepanek brings out big serve

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic Backhand return goes wayward

IN, Winner: Stepanek!!! Tipsarevic backhand misses the court

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Weak return from Stepanek goes into the net

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Outwide serve, Stepanek Backhand return goes wayward

Fault. J Tipsarevic serve lands outside the service line.

IN, Winner: Tipsarevic!!! Stepanek nets a backhand in a short exchange

Read the article on www.tennisearth.com

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