Canada's Frederic Niemeyer reacts during his first round match against Igor Kunitsyn of Russia, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal, Monday Aug. 10, 2009.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Frederic Niemeyer of Deauville, Que., scored a 7-5, 6-1 victory over world No. 39 Igor Kunitsyn in the first round of the US$3 million Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium on Monday.
Niemeyer, ranked 487th in the world, earned a standing ovation from a healthy court one crowd with the victory.
Niemeyer's serve was exceptional, scoring seven aces and hitting on 66 per cent of his first serves.
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