• Bucharest - Chela, Starace in Wednesday action

    9/21/11 5:11 AM | Kelli DeMario
    Bucharest - Chela, Starace in Wednesday action Juan Ignacio Chela will begin his title defense in Bucharest, as he faces fellow veteran Florent Serra. The Argentine is joined in second-round action by Potito Starace, who takes on Pere Riba.

    (1) Juan Ignacio Chela vs. (Q) Florent Serra

    World No. 23 Juan Ignacio Chela makes his return to competition after Argentina secured a 3-2 victory over Serbia in Davis Cup. The 32-year-old veteran is bidding for his 28th match win this season.

    Qualifier Florent Serra won his first-round match against fellow qualifier Gianluca Naso in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4. The 30-year-old Frenchman looks to record his fifth tour-level victory for 2011.

    (6) Potito Starace vs. Pere Riba

    Sixth seed Potito Starace looks to break a 1-1 series tie with opponent Pere Riba. The players last met this year at the Masters 1000 Monte Carlo, where the Spaniard won a first-round match in three sets.

    Starace will attempt to win his 23rd match of the season. The 30-year-old Italian is twice a quarterfinalist in Bucharest, having made the final eight in 2007 and 2010.

    World No. 72 Riba remains on track to record his first tour-level win since Kitzbuhel. The 23-year-old Spaniard, set to take part in his third Bucharest effort, has compiled a modest 9-19 mark for the season.

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