Gasquet into third round
Last Updated: June 13, 2013 9:51pm
Gasquet: Breezed past Melzer
French second seed Richard Gasquet swept aside Jurgen Melzer 6-3 6-1 in the second round of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle.
Gasquet needed just an hour and five minutes to dispatch his Austrian opponent, dominating on serve and breaking four times to Melzer's none.
The Frenchman was joined in the next round by the three German seeds in action today.
Third seed Tommy Haas battled past Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 7-6 (7/5) 6-4.
Philipp Kohlschreiber, the sixth seed, saw off his fellow countryman Tobias Kamke 6-4 6-3 and eighth seed Florian Mayer saw off Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-2 6-3.