Feliciano López goes to the second round at the Geneva Open

Feliciano López serves during his match against Li Tu at the 2021 Australian Open.

The Spanish Feliciano López qualified for the second round of the Geneva tournament, beating German Daniel Altmaier 7-6 (5) and 6-4 in 1 hour and 52 minutes of the game.

López, number 61 in the world rankings, He did not have it easy against the German, number 144, who had already beaten him in the only previous confrontation they had had, at Roland Garros in September last year.

Despite the poor percentage of first serves, 43%, Feliciano López was solid from the back of the track which in the end gave him the victory.

In the second round his rival will also be the German Dominik Koepfer, who beat Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-7 (8), 7-6 (5) and 6-4. López and Koepfer, number 59 on the world list, have never met.

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