MX23RW : Friday, April 16 22:59:40| >> :600:206534049:206534049:

Result: Stanislas Wawrinka ousted in first round of Japan Open by Tatsuma Ito

Stanislas Wawrinka gets knocked out of the first round of the Japan Open in straight sets by Tatsuma Ito.

Number one seed Stanislas Wawrinka has been booted out of the Japan Open in the first round following a 7-5 6-2 defeat to Tatsuma Ito.

The Swiss pro could have secured qualification to the ATP World Tour Finals in London with a run to the final, but it wasn't to be in Tokyo.

Tatsuma found the breakthrough in the opening set by breaking the second service game of Wawrinka, who eventually recovered with a break of his own to draw 4-4 on games.

However, the Australian Open champion was broken again, which allowed Tatsuma to serve for the set and take the lead on the hard court.

Wawrinka was dealt an early blow in the second set as he lost his opening service game, and later squandered two break points of his own.

Tatsuma secured another break point, which was all that was needed for him to wrap up the contest.

ID:179775: cacheID:179775:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1626:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Britain's Andy Murray in action during the men's final of the Australian Open tennis championship on January 27, 2013
Read Next:
Murray eyes second spot
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!