By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com–Nigeria
The former world number five fought back to get his tournament started and move to the round of 16 of Erste Bank Open holding in Vienna.
The two times grand slam finalist most popular tennis player won 1-2 in a thrilling encounter against Austrian world no.92Dennis Novak with a 6-7(2), 6-4, 7-6(6)
2018 champion came back from 3-6 in the third set tiebreak, beats Dennis Novak 6-7(2), 6-4, 7-6(6) to reach the 2nd round in Vienna.
The 34-year-old plays next Pablo Carreno Busta who advanced as Gael Monfils is forced to retire due to injury, 6-1 2-0 RET.
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