Janovicz advances to Stockholm Open quarterfinal
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Third-seeded Jerzy Janovicz of Poland breezed into the Stockholm Open quarterfinals by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-2, 6-1 on Wednesday.
The Wimbledon semifinalist broke Garcia-Lopez, who struggled with back pains, four times.
Also, sixth-seeded Benoit Paire of France defeated Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-4, 6-4, and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland opened his title bid with a win against Benjamin Becker of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3).
Other first-round winners were Fernando Verdasco of Spain, and Kenny De Schepper of France.