The 69th racket of the world, French tennis player Benoit Paire, in the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II competition defeated his compatriot Pierre-Hugues Herbert, who occupies the 50th place in the world rating, 6/4, 6/2.
For 1 hour and 17 minutes of the match, Benoit made seven aces and three breaks, making a double mistake when serving. Whereas Pierre-Hugues thrice threw through three times and made three double faults.
The score of personal encounters of opponents was 2: 1 in favor of Peer. In the quarterfinals of the tournament in Marrakesh, Benoit will play the Spaniard Jaume Munar.