Teenaged Jannik Sinner and Canadian Denis Shapovalov rolled to straight-set wins on Tuesday on the clay of the Barcelona Open.
Both Italy’s Sinner, seeded 11th, and No. 7 Shapovalov reached the third round with minimal effort.
Sinner spent 69 minutes in his defeat of Egor Gerasimov 6-3, 6-2; Shapo duplicated his March Dubai win over Jeremy Chardy, advancing 6-3, 7-5 with nine aces and five breaks of the Frenchman’s serve.
Sinner next faces Spanish fifth seed Roberto Bautista Agut, who crushed Pablo Andujar 6-4, 6-0 Shapo could next face a countryman if Felix Auger-Aliassime beats Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti in their second-round clash.
Belgian seventh seed David Goffin won his seventh match without a loss against Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-2, 6-4, taking 71 minutes.
He now plays Brit Cameron Norrie, who put out Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
Main photo:- Jannik Sinner through to second round to face Roberto Bautista-Agut