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Humbert sets up Ruud clash in Wimbledon second round

Ugo Humbert has a 2-1 lead in career head-to-head against Casper Ruud

Ugo Humbert in Stuttgart Ugo Humbert in Stuttgart Image Credit: Imago / Panoramic

Frenchman Ugo Humbert reached the second round of Wimbledon by beating Argentina’s Tomas Martin Etcheverry 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Monday.

Humbert, a former world No 25 who is now ranked No 112, will play third seeded Casper Ruud, of Norway, in the second round.

Ruud scored a straight sets win over Albert Ramos Vinolas to score his first win at Wimbledon in three main draw appearances.

Wimbledon (Grand Slam), first-round results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass)

  • Novak Djokovic (1) beat Soon Woo Kwon: 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Tommy Paul (30) beat Fernando Verdasco: 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (4)
  • Frances Tiafoe (23) beat Andrea Vavassori (Q): 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
  • Jaume Munar beat Thiago Moura Monteiro: 6-2, 6-4, 7-5
  • Cameron Norrie (9) beat Pablo Andujar: 6-0, 7-6 (3), 6-3
  • Maximilian Marterer (Q) beat Aljaz Bedene: 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 7-5
  • Casper Ruud beat Albert Ramos Vinolas: 7-6 (1), 7-6 (9), 6-2
  • Quentin Halys beat Benoit Paire: 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4
  • Nikoloz Basilashvili (22) beat Lukas Rosol (Q): 6-7 (4), 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
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