German Peter Gojowczyk, Dutch lucky loser Tallon Griekspoor and American Steve Johnson were among those to win in straight sets on Monday in the round of 64 of the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Gojowczyk defeated Jiri Lehecka of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-3, Griekspoor toppled Japan’s Taro Daniel 7-6 (3), 6-3 and Johnson earned a 6-3, 6-2 win in an all-American match against qualifier Emilio Nava. Swedish wild card Mikael Ymer also pulled off a sweep, besting Argentina’s Federico Coria 6-2, 6-3.
James Duckworth of Australia, Frenchman Adrian Mannarino, Chilean Alejandro Tabilo and Chun-Hsin Tseng of Chinese Taipei also won their respective matches to advance to the next round.
Five matches were slated for the nightcap, including a battle between wild card Dominic Thiem of Austria and American wild card J.J. Wolf, and a round-of-32 matchup between sixth seed Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia and Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro.
–Field Level Media