The sixth racket of the world, South African Kevin Anderson, beat Serb Laslo Djere, occupying the 93rd line of the ATP rating, with a score of 7/6 (3), 7/6 (6) in the second round of the tournament in Pune. The match lasted 2 hours and 8 minutes. During this time, the 32-year-old Anderson completed 20 aces, made a mistake twice when serving and sold one break point, and the 23-year-old Djere filed six times, made four double mistakes and made one break. This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the quarterfinals of the Tata Open Maharashtra competition, Anderson will fight with Spaniard Jaume Munar Clar, who defeated Italian Simone Bolelli with a score of 7/5, 6/0.