In the first round match of Cologne Championships, the former US Open champion Marin Cilic lost to Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 6-4.
This American Tennis player will have his second round in Cologne championships with Damir Dzumhur or Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in next week.
Initially in the first set both the players were in tie. Later Johnson breaks the tie by his leading points. In the next game the American defeats Cilic for 2 points and won the first round match.
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Adrian Mannarino who was in the 8th seeded position defeats Alexei Popyrin (6-2, 6-2) in his first round in Cologne championships and he will face Miomir Kecmanovic in his second round.
After defeating the British player Kyle Edmund, the Japanese player Yoshihito Nishioka (6-4, 6-0) got selected for his second round. In his second round he will face the 7th seeded Jan-Lennard Struff or Marco Cecchinato.
Presently this was the second tournament of the Cologne championships. In the first tournament of Cologne championship Alexander Zverev won the title.