ATP Mercedes Cup: Gael Monfils through to last 16

Last Updated: 10/07/13 8:06pm

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Gael Monfils: Progressed to last 16

Gael Monfils: Progressed to last 16

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Gael Monfils' impressive return to action continued on Wednesday as he progressed to the last 16 of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.

The Frenchman, who withdrew from Wimbledon for personal reasons, followed up a straight set victory over Paul-Henri Mathieu on Tuesday with a 6-3 6-0 demolition of sixth seed Florian Mayer.

He will next face second seed Philipp Kohlschreiber, who recorded a 7-5 6-2 win over qualifier Nils Langer.

Third seed Jeremy Chardy suffered a three set 6-2 6-7 6-3 defeat to Michael Berrer.

Berrer's reward is a last 16 clash with Roberto Bautista Agut, who acame from a set behind to beat eighth ranked Martin Klizan 6-7 6-1 6-4.

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