2009 champion Jeremy Chardy was among the first round winners at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany on Tuesday, the Frenchman beating home player Julian Reister 6-2, 6-4.
An ace sealed the first set for Jeremy Chardy against Julian Reister.
They were playing their first round match of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart on Tuesday and former champion Chardy was in fine form.
Wrapping up the match 6-2, 6-4.
Tommy Haas was also in action.
No signs of his injuries as he rallied for a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Russia's Igor Andreev.
Fellow German Cedrik-Marcel Stebe joined Haas in the second round, beating seventh-seed Lukasz Kubot 6-2, 0-6, 6-3.
Stebe and Chardy go head-to-head in the second round.
Chardy through to Stuttgart second roundWednesday, July 11 2012