Playing in his home country and a protected ranking, Stan Wawrinka, 37, knocked out No. 2 seed Kasper Ruud of Norway 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors Basel on Tuesday in Switzerland.

The three-time Grand Slam winner is still recovering from a foot injury that required multiple surgeries. He saved all three break points he faced against Ruud, went 2-for-2 on break points and held a 9-5 advantage in aces.

Spain’s fifth seed Pablo Carreno Busta defeated Argentina’s Sebastian Baez 6-2, 6-1, while Spain’s sixth seed Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Serbian qualifier Laszlo Jere 6-4, 6-1.

Andy Murray of Great Britain beat Russian qualifier Roman Sofiulin 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4. Other winners included Serbia’s Mijamir Kecsmanovic, Slovakia’s Alex Molkan, Netherlands’ Botik van de Zandshulp and Switzerland’s Dominic Stricker.

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On home soil, Dominic Thiem saved two match points to see off Tommy Paul 2-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6) in the first round in Vienna, Austria.

In the second round, Thiem could face top-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia, who is yet to play Georgia’s Nikolas Basilashvili in a first-round match.

Fifth-seeded Hubert Gurkach of Poland edged Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (9), 3-6, 6-3. In addition to serving 28 aces in total, Gurkach rallied from a 5-1 deficit in the first set tiebreak to save two set points before breaking out in front.

Britain’s seventh seed Cameron Norrie came back to beat Argentina’s lucky loser Pedro Cachino 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (1). Grigor Dimitrov from Bulgaria, Daniel Evans from Great Britain, Emil Ruusuvuori from Finland and Denis Shapovalov from Canada also won their matches.

–Field-level media