Philipp Kohlschreiber beat Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-4 to move into the second round of the Gerry Weber Open, the first tournament of the grasscourt season, on Monday.

The results (first round):

At Halle (ATP Gerry Weber Open): Philipp Kohlschreiber bt Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-4; Dustin Brown bt Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, 6-4; Pierre-Hugues Herbert bt Jerzy Janowicz 7-6(5), 6-2; Peter Gojowczyk bt Michal Przysiezny 7-5, 6-4.

At Birmingham (WTA Aegon Classic): Lauren Davis bt Tamira Paszek 6-3, 3-6, 6-2; Yanina Wickmayer bt Bojana Jovanovski 6-4, 6-4; Coco Vandeweghe bt Zarina Diyas 6-4, 7-5; Virginie Razzano bt Karolina Pliskova 7-6(1), 6-3; Francesca Schiavone bt Jie Zheng 6-3, 6-4; Belinda Bencic bt Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-4; Kimiko Date Krumm bt Paula Ormaechea 6-3, 6-1; Varvara Lepchenko bt Alison Van Uytvanck 6-4, 6-0. — Agencies

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