Wawrinka Advances to Round Two of Italian Open; Faces Dimitrov

published: May, 10, 2023

by: TC Staff

Internazionali BNL d’Italia—Rome, Italy

Wednesday’s action at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome, Italy featured former three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka advancing to the second-round.

The Swiss star needed two quick sets to dispatch Ilya Ivashka, 6-2, 6-4.

Wawrinka will next face No. 26 seed Grigor Dimitrov in round two.

Elsewhere, hometown favourite Fabio Fognini ousted former World No. 1 Andy Murray 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in the day’s last match on Centre Court. Other notable winners on the day included: Sebastian Baez, Laslo Djere, Tomas Martin Etcheverry and Marton Fucsovics all advanced to the next round.

Thursday’s action at the Foro Italico will feature Aryna Sabalenka, Coco Gauff and Diego Schwartzman.

The Italian Open is final major preparation event for the French Open later this month. Buy your tickets today for Roland Garros.

First-round results:

Yibing Wu Defeats Richard Gasquet 36 63 63
Sebastian Baez Defeats Juan Pablo Varillas 75 63
Laslo Djere Defeats Constant Lestienne 61 (RET)
Tomas Martin Etcheverry Defeats Luca Van Assche 767 63
Marton Fucsovics Defeats Filip Krajinovic 64 62
Alexandre Muller Defeats Kyle Edmund 61 63
Stan Wawrinka Defeats Ilya Ivashka 62 64
Fabio Fognini Defeats Andy Murray 64 46 64
Gregoire Barrere Defeats Brandon Nakashima 63 63
Alexander Bublik Defeats Pedro Martinez 63 764
Arthur Fils Defeats Juan Manuel Cerundolo 61 16 64
Cristian Garin Defeats Pedro Cachin 64 36 765
Thanasi Kokkinakis Defeats Jaume Munar 42 (RET)
Alexei Popyrin Defeats Christopher O’Connell 62 765
Arthur Rinderknech Defeats Flavio Cobolli 64 63
Roman Safiullin Defeats Marcos Giron 64 63

TC Staff

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