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Marseille Open: Bublik moves into quarter-finals
Alexander Bublik won against Gregoire Barrere 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday evening and will play the winner of the match between Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the No 4 seed, and Dutch qualifier Gijs Brouwer in the next round
Kazakh Alexander Bublik moved into the quarter-finals of the Marseille Open by winning against Frenchman Gregoire Barrere 6-4, 6-2 at the Palais des sports de Marseille on Wednesday evening.
Bublik, ranked No 50, will face the winner of the match between Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the No 4 seed, and Dutch qualifier Gijs Brouwer next.
Ahead of his victory, the Kazakh edged out Serb Filip Krajinovic (5-7, 6-3, 6-4).
Barrere, ranked No 58, beat Swiss Marc-Andrea Huesler, the No 8 seed (6-3, 6-2) in the previous round of the Open de Provence.
Marseille ATP250, other second-round results (Palais des sports de Marseille, hard, EUR 707.510, most recent results first):
- Arthur Fils vs. Jannik Sinner
- Alexander Ritschard vs. Alex De Minaur
- Grigor Dimitrov vs. Gijs Brouwer
- Mikael Ymer vs. David Goffin
- Hubert Hurkacz vs. Leandro Riedi
- Richard Gasquet vs. Stan Wawrinka
- Benjamin Bonzi beat Maxime Cressy (5): 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3