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San Diego runner-up Giron wins in Gijon, gets Thiem next

Marcos Giron beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday and will face Austrian Dominic Thiem in the next round

Marcos Giron at the Boss Open ATP 250 Stuttgart in June 2022 Marcos Giron at the Boss Open ATP 250 Stuttgart in June 2022 Image Credit: Imago / Panoramic

American Marcos Giron upset the No 8 seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas, of Spain, in three sets to move into the second round of the Gijon Open at the Palacio deportes on Tuesday afternoon.

Giron, who reached his first ATP final in San Diego last month, won 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 in two hours and three minutes.

Giron aiming for revenge for 2021 Madrid loss against Thiem next

The American, ranked No 62 in the world, will play former world No 3 Dominic Thiem, of Austria, next. Thiem won his first round match on Monday in straight sets.

The pair have met once in the past, with Thiem winning their round of 32 clash in Madrid last year in straight sets.

Gijon ATP 250, first-round matches

  • Nicolas Alvarez Varona (Q) beat Marco Trungelliti (Q): 1-6, 6-3, 6-0
  • Manuel Guinard (Q) beat Fabio Fognini: 4-6, 6-0, 2-0 ret.
  • Tommy Paul (5) beat Martin Landaluce (WC): 6-3, 6-0
  • Dominic Thiem beat Jo√£o Sousa: 6-2, 6-0
  • Arthur Rinderknech beat Carlos Taberner (LL): 6-3, 6-3
  • Constant Lestienne beat Sebastian Baez (7): 7-6 (5), 4-4 ret.
  • Thiago Monteiro beat Benjamin Bonzi: 6-4, 7-5
  • Sebastian Korda vs. Jaume Munar
  • Pedro Cachin vs. Alexey Vatutin
  • Ilya Ivashka vs. Feliciano L√≥pez
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs. Andy Murray
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