Florian Mayer reaches second round
MONTPELLIER, France -- Florian Mayer of Germany beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (3), 6-3 Monday to reach the second round of the Open Sud de France.
The sixth-seeded Mayer saved seven break points in the first set to force a tiebreaker, then broke for a 3-1 lead in the second.
Mayer made his return from a hip injury that forced him to withdraw from the Australian Open.
Mayer enjoyed his best season last year, breaking into the top 20 for the first time and beating ...
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