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Banja Luka Open: Lajovic advances to quarter-finals
Dusan Lajovic defeated Gregoire Barrere 6-3, 6-0 on Thursday and will face Serb Novak Djokovic, the top seed, in the next round
Serb Dusan Lajovic moved into the quarter-finals of the Banja Luka Open by beating Frenchman Gregoire Barrere, the No 8 seed, 6-3, 6-0 at the Tennis Klub Mladost on Thursday.
Lajovic, ranked No 70, will face Serb Novak Djokovic, the top seed, next.
The Serb edged out Filip Krajinovic (6-2, 4-6, 6-4) in the previous round of the Banja Luka tournament.
During the first round of the Banja Luka tournament, Barrere, ranked No 57, won against Serb wildcard Hamad Medjedovic (7-6 (6), 7-5).
Banja Luka ATP250, other second-round results (Tennis Klub Mladost, clay, EUR 562.815, most recent results first):
- Radu Albot vs. Jiri Lehecka
- Juan Pablo Varillas vs. Andrey Rublev
- Richard Gasquet vs. Damir Dzumhur
- Miomir Kecmanovic vs. Abdullah Shelbayh
- Alex Molcan beat Alexei Popyrin: 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-5
- Novak Djokovic beat Luca Van Assche: 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-2
- Laslo Djere beat Borna Coric (3): 6-4, 6-7 (1), 6-4