Athletic

Tennis: Rome Masters ATP and WTA results – 1st update

ROME, May 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Results on the fourth day of the Rome Masters on Wednesday (x denotes seeding):

Men

2nd rd

Alexander Zverev (GER x16) bt Viktor Troicki (SRB) 6-3, 6-4

Milos Raonic (CAN x5) bt Tommy Haas (GER) 6-4, 6-3

Rafael Nadal (ESP x4) bt Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 3-0 - retired

Kei Nishikori (JPN x7) bt David Ferrer (ESP) 7-5, 6-2

Juan Mart-n Del Potro (ARG) bt Kyle Edmund (GBR) 7-5, 6-4

Women

2nd rd

Anett Kontaveit (EST) bt Angelique Kerber (GER x1) 6-4, 6-0

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS x12) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2

Simona Halep (ROM x6) bt Laura Siegemund (GER) 6-4, 6-4

Kiki Bertens (NED x15) bt Catherine Bellis (USA) 6-4, 6-0

Daria Gavrilova (AUS) bt Caroline Garcia (FRA) 7-5, 3-6, 6-3

Venus Williams (USA x9) bt Lesya Tsurenko (UKR) 6-4, 6-3

Julia Goerges (GER) bt Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 2-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-1

Elina Svitolina (UKR x8) bt Alize Cornet (FRA) 6-4, 7-6 (13/11)

Mona Barthel (GER) bt Qiang Wang (CHN) 6-3, 6-4

Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) bt Barbora Strycova (CZE x14) 6-4, 6-2

Karol-na Pliskova (CZE x2) bt Lauren Davis (USA) 6-1, 6-1

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)