Huge upset as Marin Cilic crashes out of the Sofia Open in the first round after losing to world No 399 Jonas Forejtek – who was playing in his first ATP Tour match ever – in straight sets!
- Marin Cilic has been knocked out of the Sofia Open at the first hurdle
- The former world No 3 was beaten by wild card Jonas Forejtek in straight sets
- Wild card Forejtek was playing in his first ever ATP match against Cilic
Wild card Jonas Forejtek knocked out former world number three Marin Cilic in the first round of the Sofia Open.
The Czech player, ranked 399th in the world, was a wildcard for the tournament but beat Cilic in straight sets 6-3 6-2 to ensure his progress to the second round.
Forejtek converted four of his five break points to beat Cilic in just 66 minutes in his first match on the ATP Tour.
Marin Cilic was knocked out of the Sofia Open after losing to wild card Jonas Forejtek
Adrian Mannarino recovered from a set down to progress through to the second round in a hard-fought 3-6 6-1 7-5 win over Martin Klizan.
Mannarino served 10 aces to book a date with Egor Gerasimov in the next round after he beat Viktor Troicki 6-3 3-6 6-3.
Marc-Andrea Hueslar saved two match points before beating seventh seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-1 4-6 7-6.
Vasek Pospisil saved eight out of 10 break points to beat Ilya Marchenko 6-2 5-7 7-6 and will face fourth seed Jan-Lennard Struff in the second round.
Salvatore Caruso came back from a set behind to secure a 4-6 6-4 6-4 victory over Bulgarian wild card Dimitar Kuzmanov.
The 399th-ranked player in the world pulled off a stunning 6-3 6-2 victor over Cilic