Tipsarevic moves on, Roger-Vasselin headed home

Updated: July 18, 2013


Top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic was a
straight-set winner during second round play at the Colombia Open tennis event
on Thursday.

Tipsarevic ousted Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium in a 6-4, 7-5 decision on the
hard courts at Centro de Alto Rendimiento. The 29-year-old Serbian needed
just 1 hour and 21 minutes to capture the win.

He will next face Alejandro Falla, who took care of Australian Matthew Ebden
with a 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 victory.

An upset came when Italian Matteo Viola dismissed fourth-seeded Frenchman
Edouard Roger-Vasselin, 6-3, 7-5.

Meanwhile, promising Canadian Vasek Pospisil outlasted Aussie James Duckworth
7-5, 3-6, 7-5. Pospisil will face Viola on Friday.

The winner of this inaugural $638,000 tournament will earn $115,200.