Aljaz Bedene of Britain celebrates defeating Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in the singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Tim Ireland
July 29, 2015

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Aljaz Bedene advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hamburg Open by upsetting third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) on Wednesday.

Bedene will next play eight-seeded Fabio Fognini, who needed three sets to overcome Albert Ramos-Vinolas, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

In another upset, sixth-seeded and 2012 Hamburg winner Juan Monaco went out against qualifier Lucas Pouille, 6-1, 7-5.

Fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas edged Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (4), 6-4 in a first-round match and Jiri Vesely completed a 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 win over Andreas Haider-Mauer in a match that had been halted by rain a day earlier.

Vesely will play top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the second round.

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