French tennis player Jeremy Chardy overcame the barrier of the first round of the Montpellier tournament, having outplayed Spaniard Adrian Menendez-Maceiras in two sets, – 6/1, 6/1.
For the 46 minutes of the match, the 35th World Player, 31-year-old Jeremy, made five breaks and nine aces, making one mistake when serving. 33-year-old Adrian, who occupies 124th place in the world classification, made two aces and four double faults.
The Frenchman went ahead in personal meetings of the players – 2: 1. In the second round of the Open Sud de France competition, Shardi will play with either the Belgian Steve Darcis or Antoine Hoang from France.