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Viktor Troicki beats Marinko Matosevic at Bucharest

Photo: Lynne Sladky/AP

Viktor Troicki has fallen to No. 46 after being inside the top 20 two years ago.

Viktor Troicki advanced to the second round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy by beating Marinko Matosevic of Australia 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday.

The eighth-seeded Serb broke once in each set and served eight aces, while Matosevic failed to convert any of his three breakpoint chances.

David Goffin defeated Romanian wild card Adrian Ungur 6-3, 6-1 in 55 minutes. The Belgian could next face 2011 champion Florian Mayer.

Also in the first round, Germany's Daniel Brands downed Tatsuma Ito of Japan 6-3, 3-6, 4-2.

In the final round of qualifying, Sergiy Stakhovsky, Matthias Bachinger, Flavio Cipolla and Jaroslav Pospisil won to advance to the main draw.

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