The 79th World No., Czech Tomas Berdych, defeated the German Matthias Bachinger in three sets, occupying the 142nd line of the ATP, with a score of 5/7, 6/3, 6/3 at the start of the Montpellier tournament.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 12 minutes. During this time, the 33-year-old Berdych performed 11 aces, made a mistake eight times in filing and sold six break points, and the 31-year-old Bachinger filed three times through, made three double mistakes and made four breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 2-0 in favor of the Czech. Berdych’s next opponent in the Open Sud de France competition will be either the Frenchman Benoit Paire or the Russian Evgeny Donskoy.