Gasquet gets 400th ATP win to reach 2nd round at Queen’s

Jun 15, 2015, 9:06 AM

LONDON (AP) — Richard Gasquet earned his 400th ATP tour victory Monday by beating Italian qualifier Simone Bolelli 6-1, 6-2 in just 56 minutes to reach the second round at Queen’s Club.

Gasquet is the third Frenchman to reach that milestone in the Open era, after Yannick Noah (476 wins) and Fabrice Santoro (470).

In two all-Spanish matches, Fernando Verdasco saved three match points before edging Roberto Bautista Agut 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4), and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Pablo Andujar 7-6 (3), 6-2.

The grass-court tournament is a major warm-up for Wimbledon and has been upgraded to an ATP 500 event with an additional $1 million in prize money.

Andy Murray, French Open champion Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal are also in the 32-player field.

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