Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the China Open after losing in the first round against Andreas Haider-Maurer on Monday in Beijing.
The unseeded Haider-Maurer of Austria was always the better looking of the two players, beating the eighth-seeded Tsonga in straight sets 7-6(4), 6-2 in one hour and 37 minutes.
In other matches, hometown player Zhang Ze won a three-set battle against Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin 6-3, 1-6, 6-3.
Italy’s Fabio Fognini has little trouble overcoming Slovakia’s Martin Klizan 6-2, 6-1 and Belgium seventh seed David Goffin cruised past Italy’s Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-2, 6-3.
Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic needed over two hours to beat Britain's Aljaz Bedene 1-6, 7-6(6), 6-3 and America's Jack Sock easily got past Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia 6-4, 6-3.
In the final match of the day, Viktor Troicki of Serbia caused an upset when he beat Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic in straights sets 6-4, 6-4.