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Baghdatis stuns Ferrer, advances to third round of Nottingham Open

Last updated on: June 24, 2015 12:32 IST

Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in action against Spanish David Ferrer on day three of the Aegon Open Nottingham at Nottingham Tennis Centre on Tuesday

Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in action against Spaniard David Ferrer on Day 3 of the Aegon Open at Nottingham Tennis Centre on Tuesday. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for LTA

Marcos Baghdatis advanced to the third round of the Nottingham Open, defeating top seed David Ferrer 6-2, 7-6(4) on Tuesday.

The Cypriot fired nine aces and won 73 per cent of his service points to overcome the Spaniard in an enthralling contest that lasted 90 minutes.

World No 7 Ferrer was playing his first grass-court match of the season as he returned to Nottingham for the first time in 11 years.

Source: ANI
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