Chardy knocks out No. 1 seed Mayer

Jeremy Chardy of France upset top-seeded Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 6-1 Thursday in the second round of the Gran Prix Hassan II.

Mayer won just four of 19 points on his second serve and was broken six times by Chardy, who will face Albert Ramos of Spain in the quarterfinals.

The seventh-seeded Ramos defeated Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-2, 6-4. Ramos saved the only break point he faced and broke Hanescu three times to wrap up the win in 1 hour, 22 minutes.