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De Bakker wins first round in Rotterdam

Dutch top 50-player Thiemo de Bakker began his first round of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament with a remarkable win over Philipp Petzschner. After winning his first game and losing his second with a shocking 0-6, Thiemo was able to turn it around (6-4, 0-6, 6-1). ‘I’m unbelievably happy with this win, this means allot. I haven’t played allot of matches yet this year, so to be able to win here in Rotterdam in front of the Dutch crowd is great’.

De Bakker plays number 10 in the world Mikhail Youzhny in the second round of the ATP 500 tournament.