The 26th racket of the world, Spaniard Fernando Verdasco, in three sets, defeated Romanian Marius Copil, who occupies the 56th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/2, 4/6, 6/1 in the second round of the Sofia tournament.
The match lasted 1 hour and 44 minutes. During this time, the 35-year-old Verdasco performed eight aces, made a mistake four times in filing and realized four break points, and the 28-year-old Copil filed ten times, made three double mistakes and made one break.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. In 1/4 finals of the competition Sofia Open Verdasco compete with Italian Matteo Berrettini.