#NextGenATP Frenchman Luca Van Assche made a profitable begin on debut on the Hamburg European Open on Monday when he overcame countryman Alexandre Muller 7-6(3), 6-4 to succeed in the second spherical.
The 19-year-old received 50 per cent (31/62) of factors on Muller’s first serve and rallied from a double break down within the second set, profitable 5 consecutive video games from 1-4 to clinch his victory after two hours and quarter-hour.
Van Assche is into the second spherical at a tour-level occasion for the sixth time this season and can goal to succeed in the third spherical for the primary time when he meets seventh seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina or Gstaad champion Pedro Cachin on the ATP 500 clay-court occasion.
Van Assche is at present sixth within the Pepperstone ATP Stay Subsequent Gen Race with 521 factors. The Frenchman is in search of to make his debut on the Subsequent Gen ATP Finals on the finish of the season.