Frank Dancevic is particularly at ease on center court Rene-Verrier Tennis Drummondville. Having reached the final of the Challenger in 2015, now he has to defeat the favorite of the 2016 tournament, the Japanese Yuichi Sugita, two identical sets of 6-4.
Crowd Surfing, Canadian appeared in top form. He served very well, hissing few balls over 200 km / h. In the end, he never seemed bothered by the favorite. Thursday in the second round, he will face the Chilean Nicolas Jarry, another slugger, as part of a duel that promises very interesting.
His compatriot Peter Polansky also is successful in the short Drummondville. It passed the second round with a 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 on the third-seeded Dutchman Igor Sijsling.
It finally Denis Shapovalov who came out on top of any Canadian goalkeeper Filip Peliwo. Peliwo fought hard, winning the second set, but was not able to keep pace in the third inning, the victim of an injury. Shapoalov to have their hands full today, when he will compete against the second-seeded American Austin Krajicek. The latter has impressed in his first match.
In doubles, the duo Polansky and Philip Bester made short Yannick Mertens and Igor Sijsling to advance to the next round. The favorites now measure the British Daniel Evans and Lloyd Glasspool. Interestingly, Glasspool played two games in one day in two different cities earlier this week. Immediately after participating in the final of the Futures of Sherbrooke, he showed up in Drummondville to participate in qualifying. It was finally not taken this step.