Romanian tennis player Marius Copil managed to advance, on Tuesday, to the qualifying second round of the main draw of the Wimbledon tournament, after defeating Bulgarian Dimitar Kuzmanov, 6-4, 6-3.
Copil (30 years old, ATP's 222) prevailed in 66 minutes.
Marius Copil never lost the serve, saving the only tie-break ball from the Bulgarian (27 years old, ATP's 244).
The tennis player from Arad ended with 7 aces, 2 double faults, 26 winners and 15 unprovoked errors, as well as excellent serving percentages (84%, 80%, respectively). Kuzmanov had 2 aces, 4 double faults, 9 winners and 18 unforced errors.
Copil also won his first confrontation with Kuzmanov, in 2016, during the first tour in Naples, with 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.
Marius Copil secured a cheque worth 15,500 pounds and 8 ATP points.
In the second tour the Romanian will face French Antoine Hoang (25 years old, ATP's 156), against whom he won in 2019 during the qualifiers at Anvers, 6-1, 6-3.