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Wimbledon: Ferrer defeats Gasquet to enter second round

IANS logoIANS 05-07-2017

The 35-year-old Spaniard carved out a 6-3, 6-5, 5-7, 6-2 victory over the World No.22 seeded Frenchman in two hours and 54 minutes here on Tuesday, reports Efe news agency.

Ferrer is unseeded at Wimbledon this year, the first time this has happened since the Australian Open 2005.

In the second round, Ferrer is set to play against Belgian Steve Darcis, who defeated Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 in three hours and five minutes on Tuesday.

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