Metz Open: Barrere advances to second round

French qualifier Gregoire Barrere defeated German Oscar Otte 7-6 (3), 7-5 to reach the second round of the Metz Open at Arènes de Metz on Wednesday evening. Barrere, ranked No 167, will play Swede Mikael Ymer next. Metz ATP 250, other first-round results (Arènes de Metz, EUR 597.900, most recent results first): Richard Gasquet vs. Dominic Thiem: wednesday