Spanish tennis player Fernando Verdasco overcame the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Barcelona, beating his compatriot Feliciano Lopez – 6/4, 6/3.
The match lasted 1 hour and 21 minutes. The 37th racket of the world, 35-year-old Fernando, made three breaks and two aces, mistaken three times when serving. 37-year-old Feliciano, who occupies 93rd place in the ATP rating, once took the opponent’s submission, made five aces and three double mistakes.
Previously, the score in the personal meetings of the players was equal – 5: 5. In the second round of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell competition, Verdasco will fight with Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.