Munich, Germany (SportsNetwork.com) - Three seeds, including No. 3 Roberto Bautista Agut and No. 5 German favorite Philipp Kohlschreiber, were among Wednesday's second-round winners at the BMW Open tennis event.
Spain's Bautista Agut cruised past Czech veteran Radek Stepanek, a qualifier this week, 6-0, 6-3, while Kohlschreiber handled wild card and fellow German Alexander Zverev 6-2, 6-4 in 63 minutes on the red clay at MTTC Iphitos.
Kohlschreiber titled here in 2007 and 2012 and was a runner-up in 2013.
Also on Day 3, fourth-seeded Belgian David Goffin outlasted 2008 BMW runner-up Simone Bolelli of Italy 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (4-7), 6-1 and Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos snuck past wild card and former top-10 star Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 6-4, 6-7 (1-7), 7-5. Estrella Burgos will meet Bautista Agut in the quarterfinals, while Goffin will encounter Kohlschreiber.
A first-round match on Wednesday saw Spaniard Pablo Andujar dismiss Brazilian Joao Souza 6-4, 6-4. Andujar is fresh off his runner-up finish in Barcelona.
On Thursday, top-seeded Andy Murray will open his first-ever Munich stay with a second-round affair against German qualifier Mischa Zverev.
The Australian Open runner-up Murray has not played since a loss to Novak Djokovic in the Miami final earlier this month and will take the court for the first time as a married man following his wedding two weeks ago.