Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany wins over Agustin Calleri of Argentina in the first round of the Open de Moselle.
Kohlschreiber, who broke Calleri five times and did not face a break point, next plays either Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France or Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.
Marc Gicquel of France also advanced, beating Florent Serra 6-4, 7-6 (0). Gicquel beat Serra in the quarterfinals last year.
Later, top-seeded Tommy Robredo was playing Florian Mayer of Germany.
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