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Seppi stopped Hewitt at the start in Shanghai 

Seppi stopped Hewitt at the start in Shanghai


Andreas Seppi will face Roger Federer in the second round of the Masters Series tournament in Shanghai, after defeating Lleyton Hewitt with 6-4, 6-2 in the first game.

The Italian tennis player lagged behind with 0-3 in the first half, but scored 12 of the next 15 games to reach the spectacular success after an hour and 21 minutes. "He almost made ​​no mistake a hit after the first three games. "I had chances to lead with 4-0, but then he played very hard. He served stronger than I've ever seen him before. These courts are perfect for his game," said Hewitt after the game. In the second round the 29-year-old Seppi will face Roger Federer, and the Swiss has won all 9 games between them so far.

Philipp Kohlschreiber deal with the Chinese Mao Xin Gong with 7-5, 6-2 and will face the sixth placed Juan Martin del Potro in the next round. The Spaniard Feliciano Lopez fought for the success against Jarkko Nieminen in three sets - 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-3 and his next opponent will be seeded 4th Tomas Berdych. The South African Kevin Anderson set up a meeting with Stanislas Wawrinka, beating Victor Hanescu with 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4).

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