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Auckland Open: Giron sets up all-American clash against Wolf

Marcos Giron edged out Federico Coria 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-5 on Tuesday

Marcos Giron, 2022 Marcos Giron, 2022 | © AI / Reuters / Panoramic

American Marcos Giron edged out Argentinian lucky loser Federico Coria 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-5 to reach the second round of the Auckland Open at the ASB Tennis Centre on Tuesday.

The win sets up an all-American clash between Giron, ranked No 60, and his countryman J.J. Wolf, ranked 66th in the world.

Auckland ATP 250, other first-round results (ASB Tennis Centre, hard, most recent results first):

  • Gregoire Barrere (Q) beat John Isner (6): 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-3
  • J.J. Wolf beat Adrian Mannarino (8): 6-4, 7-6 (4)
  • Richard Gasquet beat Kiranpal Pannu (WC): 6-3, 6-1
  • Jenson Brooksby beat Fabio Fognini: 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-3
  • David Goffin beat Alexander Bublik (5): 6-3, 6-4
  • Constant Lestienne beat Pedro Cachin: 6-3, 6-1
  • Jaume Munar vs. Laslo Djere
  • Sebastian Baez vs. Ben Shelton
  • Jiri Lehecka vs. Thiago Monteiro
  • Alex Molcan vs. Quentin Halys
  • Ugo Humbert vs. Christopher Eubanks
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