KARLSRUHE, June 7, 2019
Top seed Julian Lenz remained untroubled to reach the quarterfinals of the Karlsruhe Open. The World No. 377 from Germany defeated Swedish qualifier Christian Lindell 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday.
Lenz capitalized on three of his six break point chances to advance in one hour and 25 minutes. Next up for the 26-year-old will be Gonzalo Villanueva from Argentina, who defeated German wild card entry Bastien Presuhn 6-3, 6-1.
The No. 2 of the ITF World Tennis Tour M25 event also made it into the stage of the final eight. Andrea Pellegrino eased past lucky loser Christoph Negritu of Germany, winning 6-2, 6-0 in one hour and 14 minutes. The 22-year-old Italian will next take on fifth seeded Frenchman Manuel Guinard.
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Geoffrey BLANCANEAUX (FRA)  – Paul WOERNER (Oberkirch) 6:4 6:3
Andrea PELLEGRINO (ITA)  – Christoph NEGRITU (Dinkelsbühl) 6:2 6:0
Manuel GUINARD (FRA)  – Daniel DUTRA DA SILVA (BRA) 7:6(3) 3:6 6:1
Marvin NETUSCHIL (HAMM)  – Michael VRBENSKY (CZE) 7:6(1) 6:3
Julian LENZ (Giessen)  – Christian LINDELL (SWE) 6:3 6:3
Gonzalo VILLANUEVA (ARG) – Bastien PRESUHN (Hannover) 6:3 6:1
Ruan ROELOFSE (RSA) – Alen AVIDZBA (RUS)  w.o. 3:2
Collin SINCLAIR (NMI) – Jeremy JAHN (München)  w.o.