Canada’s Vasek Pospisil lost to Germany’s Dustin Brown  6-1, 6-7, 7-6 at the Gary Weber Open on Monday.

Pospisil’s exit from the tournament comes in opening round, just he beat American Ernesto Escobedo in the qualifying round on Sunday.

With the tournament taking place in Halle, Germany, the German-born Brown was well supported among the spectators.

Brown was a wild-card entry to the tournament and ranked 95th overall in men’s singles while Pospisil sat at 76.

The two players had never faced each other prior to Monday’s match.