Defending Champion Muller Ousted By Ebden In Hertogenbosch


– Defending champion Gilles Muller fell to a shock 6-3 7-5 defeat by Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden in the Libema Open second round on Wednesday.

World number 69 Ebden progressed to his second ATP World Tour quarter-finals and will face Romanian Marius Copil, who secured a 7-5 4-6 6-4 win over Japanese seventh-seed Yuichi Sugita, on Friday.

French third seed Muller, positioned at 32nd in the ATP rankings, followed his title win at Hertogenbosch last year with a run to the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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