Kazakhstan’s Bublik wins at the start of ATP tournament in Barcelona
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan has cruised into the second round of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell in Spain, Kazinform has learnt from Sports.kz.
In the opening round, Bublik took on Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. The Kazakhstani lost the first set 2-6, however, later on he snatched the initiative and was victorious in the second and third sets 7-5, 6-2.
During the match, Bublik fired 16 aces and made two double faults.
In the next round, he will face 14th-seeded Alex de Minaur from Australia.
The prize pool of the ATP tournament in Barcelona exceeded $1,5 million.