Paris: Bernard Tomic advanced to the second round of the Paris Masters here yesterday. Australian Tomic needed just 56 minutes to beat Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-2, with six double-faults from the often casual Italian contributing to the loss.
Bernard Tomic returns to Italy’s Fabio Fognini during their Round 1 tie yesterday. Pic/AFP
Tomic next plays Roland Garros winner Stan Wawrinka, who seeking to recover from last week's first-round exit in Basel.
Wawrinka holds a 5-1 record in the series, with the pair last playing in Davis Cup more than a year ago.