Gabriela Sabatini’s compatriot, Juan Monaco, has defeated Vasek Pospisil of Canada in the second round of the Rogers Cup. Monaco won the match easily in the straight sets by 7-5, 6-4 and made his way to the third round. The local player, who had got the entry by the virtue of wild card, didn’t manage to make Monaco work hard for his points. Monaco hit a total of 4 aces in the match and wrapped up the match in 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Monaco made a fantastic start to the match by breaking the service of Pospisil in the very first game of the first set. He served out the second game to make the score 2-0. The Canadian player held his service in the next game and the score was 2-1. After that, both the players broke each other’s service in the next eight games and at the end of the 11th game; the scorecard was saying 6-5. Monaco managed to hold his service in the 12th game and won the opening set by 7-5.

In the second set, both the players kept on holding their serves till the end of the sixth game and the scores were leveled at 3-3, and they were also both neck and neck at evens on the online betting from Bet Victor.

Monaco, who is ranked 10th in the official rankings of ATP, broke the service of the Canadian youngster in the 7th game and took a lead of 4-3. Monaco didn’t have to face any problem in holding his service in the eighth and the tenth game and he won the second set by 6-4.

After winning the match, he said that he had been so confident of the result that he had told his friends to start betting at on him! Monaco also praised Pospisil. He said that Pospisil is a bright prospect and he would be a star in the future. In the third round, Monaco will play against Mardy Fish of USA.