Del Potro, Monfils advance in Paris
Juan Martin Del Potro strengthened his chances of reaching the Masters Cup with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Mario Ancic today at the BNP Parisbas Masters event in Paris. Del Potro is currently sitting in seventh place in the standings, and the top eight players qualify. Del Potro’s match today with Ancic lasted just over an hour and 18 minutes and he only faced one break point the entire match. He will now face either #8 David Nalbandian or NIcolas Kiefer in the third round.
Also winning today was Frenchmen and hometown favorite, Gael Monfils. The 22-year old defeated Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-4 and barring an unforseen upset he will face Rafa Nadal in the third round.
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