Ferrer, Tipsarevic advance in Paris Masters

Updated: 09 November 2011 18:32 IST

David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic both won in straight sets Wednesday to reach the third round at the Paris Masters.

Paris:

David Ferrer and Janko Tipsarevic both won in straight sets Wednesday to reach the third round at the Paris Masters.

The fourth-seeded Ferrer beat Nicolas Mahut of France 6-4, 6-4. Mahut double-faulted to drop serve at 1-1 before sending a backhand return long to lose the first set. The Spaniard clinched victory on an unforced error from the French wild card.

The 11th-seeded Tipsarevic defeated Alex Bogomolov Jr. of the United States 6-1, 6-0. Bogomolov took the opening game before Tipsarevic won 12 games in a row.

Tipsarevic next plays Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic.

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