ATP Mercedes Cup: Gael Monfils through to last 16
Gael Monfils' impressive return to action continued as he progressed to the last 16 of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart.
Last Updated: 10/07/13 8:06pm
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.