Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini could not overcome the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Marrakesh, losing in two sets to Czech Jiri Vesely, – 6/7 (2), 4/6.
The match lasted 1 hour and 46 minutes. The 18th World Racket, 31-year-old Fabio, took the opponent’s pitch once, made six aces and two double faults. 25-year-old Jiri, who is at the 101st position in the world classification, recorded two breaks and ten aces, having made a mistake twice when serving.
The Italian remains the leader in the personal meetings of the players – 3: 2. In the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II competition, Vesely will play against Argentinean Juan Ignacio Londero, who defeated his compatriot Carlos Berlock, 6/2, 6/4.