- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 26, 2016

MUNICH (AP) - Heavy rain and snow wiped out most of Tuesday’s play at the BMW Open, with Florian Mayer beating Matthias Bachinger 6-4, 6-4 in the only full-length match.

The two German qualifiers played in long sleeves and two layers of clothing as they battled strong winds before snow and rain interrupted play for four hours. Play resumed briefly in the afternoon before organizers finally called it a day.

Mayer advanced to the second round, as did Mikhail Kukushkin when his first-round opponent Evgeny Donskoy retired with Kukushkin leading 6-2, 3-0.


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