French tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame the barrier of the first round of the tournament in Marrakesh, defeating the German Cedric-Marcel Stebe – 6/1, 7/6 (3).
The match lasted 1 hour and 20 minutes. The 116th World No., 33-year-old Jo-Wilfried, implemented three break points and was not mistaken when serving. 28-year-old Stebe, occupying the 506th line of the world table of ranks, made three aces and one double mistake.
The Frenchman has increased the gap in the personal meetings of players – 2: 0. In the second round of the competition Grand Prix Hassan II Tsonga will play with Kyle Edmund .