Fucsovics, Paul Win Stockholm Openers
Seventh-seeded Hungarian Marton Fucsovics swept past Adrian Mannarino of France on Sunday at the Stockholm Open. Fucsovics won eight straight games from 4-4 in the first set to win 6-4, 6-0 in 72 minutes. The World No. 40 will play Australia’s Jordan Thompson or Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands in the second round.
Elsewhere, American Tommy Paul knocked out Swedish wild card and ATP Tour main draw debutant Leo Borg, the son of 1980 titlist Bjorn Borg, 6-4, 6-2 in 67 minutes. Paul will next face fifth-seeded compatriot Taylor Fritz or lucky loser Egor Gerasimov of Belarus.
Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina defeated Mackenzie McDonald of the United States 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 in two hours and 25 minutes for a clash against fourth-seeded Briton Daniel Evans.
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Denis Istomin, Pavel Kotov, Viktor Durasovic and Andrea Vavassori all came through qualifying for a place in the main draw. Durasovic will play former World No. 1 Andy Murray in the first round.
Jannik Sinner, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov will also compete at the ATP 250 indoor tournament.