Janowicz beats Dimitrov, Berdych advances in Stuttgart
ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 16, 2017 08:01 AM
Poland's Jerzy Janowicz returns the ball to Japan's Taro Daniel during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Jerzy Janowicz advanced to the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open by beating second-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Thursday (Friday, PHL time).
Despite 16 aces, Dimitrov failed to convert any of his three break-point chances.
Janowicz will next play Benoit Paire, who defeated Peter Gojowczyk 6-2, 6-4.
Third-seeded Tomas Berdych also advanced, beating Bernard Tomic 7-6 (4), 6-2. Berdych will next face Feliciano Lopez in the quarterfinals. Lopez defeated Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.