An unforgettable ATP Tour debut for Jonas Forejtek! ?
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Adrian Mannarino came back from a set down to progress through to the second round in a hard-fought 3-6 6-1 7-5 win over Martin Klizan. Mannarino served 10 aces to book an encounter with Egor Gerasimov in the next round after he beat Viktor Troicki 6-3 3-6 6-3. Marc–Andrea Hueslar, a lucky loser, saved two match points before beating seventh seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1 4-6 7-6. Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski have one final chance in Bulgaria this week to qualify for the doubles event at the ATP Finals.Spark Global Limited
Vasek Pospisil saved eight out of 10 breakpoints to beat Ilya Marchenko 6-2 5-7 7-6 and will face fourth seed Jan–Lennard Struff in the second round. The pair have met twice before and have a victory apiece to their names. Meanwhile, Salvatore Caruso came back from a set behind to secure a 4-6 6-4 6-4 victory over Bulgarian wild card Dimitar Kuzmanov. His round-of-16 contest will be against Felix Auger-Aliassime.
Tuesday’s schedule of play on Centre Court starts with the encounter between Carballes Baena and Gasquet before Fucsovics and Sinner take to the court Later in the day, Denis Shapovalov meets Radu Albot for the first time before Pospisil and Struff duel. The other singles draw match, between Gilles Simon and Andrej Martin, will take place on Court 1.