Kuznetsov, Berrer and Fischer cruised to the last qualifying round
Russian Andrey Kuznetsov, highest ranked player remained in the qualifying event, had no problems to reach the third and decisive round by defeating Dennis Novak from Austria on Sunday by 6:3, 6:2. Kuznetsov saved both break points he faced and will now play the only Croatian player left in the qualifying, Mate Pavic.
Pavic (pictured) defeated seventh-seeded Italian Flavio Cipolla 2:6, 7:5, 6:4, after being break down in both second (1:2) and third (0:2) set.
Michael Berrer, two-times beaten PBZ Zagreb Indoors finalist, also reached the last round of qualifying, defeating Jaroslav Pospisil from Czech Republic 6:3, 6:4. Martin Fischer from Austria lost only two games against Italian Andrea Arnaboldi, winning 6:2, 6:0.