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Swiss Indoors: Rinderknech moves into second round
Arthur Rinderknech edged out Marin Čilić 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5) on Monday evening. He’ll play the winner of the match between Slovak Alex Molcan and American Mackenzie McDonald in the next round
French qualifier Arthur Rinderknech edged out Croat Marin Čilić, the No 4 seed, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5) to reach the second round of the Swiss Indoors at the Halle Saint-Jacques in Basel on Monday evening.
The Frenchman saved a pair of match points with Cilic serving for the win at 5-4, to improve to an impressive 11-3 indoors in 2022.
Rinderknech, ranked No 51, will play the winner of the match between Slovak Alex Molcan and American Mackenzie McDonald next.
Basle ATP 500, other first-round results (Halle Saint-Jacques, EUR 2.276.105, most recent results first):
- Jenson Brooksby vs. Ugo Humbert
- Alex De Minaur vs. Holger Rune
- Albert Ramos-Vinolas vs. Lorenzo Musetti
- Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Marc-Andrea Huesler
- Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Laslo Djere
- Stan Wawrinka vs. Casper Ruud
- Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs. Miomir Kecmanovic
- Maxime Cressy vs. Dominic Stricker
- Botic van de Zandschulp vs. Adrian Mannarino
- Roman Safiullin vs. Andy Murray
- Alex Molcan vs. Mackenzie McDonald
- Sebastian Baez vs. Pablo Carreno Busta
- Carlos Alcaraz (1) beat Jack Draper: 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
- Alexander Bublik beat Aslan Karatsev (LL): 6-3, 7-6 (2)
- Brandon Nakashima beat David Goffin (WC): 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4