Seppi topples seeded Delbonis at European Open

By Russell Greaves 17 October 2016
Seppi topples seeded Delbonis at European Open

European Open eighth seed Federico Delbonis saw his tournament ended at the first hurdle by Andreas Seppi on Monday.

Seppi prevailed in a three-set contest that lasted almost three hours, the Italian winning 7-6 (9-7) 5-7 6-3 in Antwerp.

He will now face Robin Haase, who overcame Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-4 6-2.

Spain's Inigo Cervantes beat Michael Berrer 6-1 3-6 6-1 to set up a second-round tie with third seed Richard Gasquet.

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