Croat Ivan Dodig dug deep to beat Adrian Ungur of Romania in the first round of Serbia Open on Monday.
Ivan Dodig of Croatia survived a tough challenge from Romanian Adrian Ungur and rallied past him 6-2, 6-7(4), 6-4 in his opening round match at the Serbia Open.
Dodig, who was playing his debut match at Belgrade, converted 6 out of 14 break points to post the victory in 2 hours and 27 minutes. He next faces second seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy.
Localite and wild card entrant Dusan Lajovic defeated another wild card holder Evgeny Donskoy of Russia with a 7-5, 6-4 scoreline.
In another match of the day Marko Djokovic, Novak Djokovic's younger brother, lost to Italian Filippo Volandri 6-3, 6-1.