Seppi topples seeded Delbonis at European Open


European Open eighth seed Federico Delbonis saw his tournament ended at the first hurdle by Andreas Seppi on Monday.

Seppi prevailed in a three-set contest that lasted almost three hours, the Italian winning 7-6 (9-7) 5-7 6-3 in Antwerp.

He will now face Robin Haase, who overcame Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-4 6-2.

Spain's Inigo Cervantes beat Michael Berrer 6-1 3-6 6-1 to set up a second-round tie with third seed Richard Gasquet.