In a dead match, Richard defeated Amir Weintraub 6-4 6-3. His next tournament is Montpellier.
Weintraub came out guns blazing and hit backhand winners Richard-style to go 2-0 up. But the fire works did not last long, Richard broke back straight away and their was no return for the Israeli.
One break for Richard sufficed to win the frist set, two breaks to take the second set and give France a clean 5-0 sweep.