British wild card Jack Draper booked a spot in the second round of the Rothesay International event at Devonshire Park, by comfortably overcoming Jenson Brooksby of the US 6-2 6-2 on his debut at the event, with another excellent performance.
There’s a good atmosphere around the place and playing in front of a home crowd always helps. I hope to play at this level more off my own merit Jack Draper
The 20-year-old from Surrey who has won four Challenger Tour titles this season, earned the biggest win of his career against World No. 14 Taylor Fritz at The Queen’s Club last week and will test himself next against fourth seeded Diego Schwartzman from Argentina, a former world No.8 currently ranked 16.
Draper raced into the lead as he took the opening set, without dropping a point on his first serve, inside 32-minutes and maintained his high level of play throughout the second to…