Alex Bogomolov Jr beats David Ferrer in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
Russian qualifier Alex Bogomolov Jr has upset world number three David Ferrer in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
The 30-year-old Muscovite took full advantage of an out-of-sorts Ferrer, winning 6-2 6-4 in an hour and 25 minutes.
Bogomolov broke Ferrer twice in the first set, while also denying the Spaniard a break of serve on three occasions.
Both men had struggled with their first serve in the opening set, averaging around 60%. However, Bogomolov upped his percentage to 80% in the second, while Ferrer laboured behind.
This time, Bogomolov only needed one of two break point opportunities created before serving the set out 6-4. He will take on either Nikolay Davydenko or Pablo Andujar in the third round.
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