Bucharest ATP: Monfils reaches the second round

Out in the first round of the Rock, Gael Monfils was on the short for the tournament in Romania in Bucharest on Tuesday.

The French advanced to the second round by beating the Italian Filippo Volandri in straight sets 6/4, 6/2.

To continue the Romanian adventure, the former world number seven demoted to the 105th place has to get rid of Daniel Brands , 67th in the ATP rankings.

The German beat for his opening match the Japanese, Tatsuma Ito , 6/3, 6/4.