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Wild card Tatsuma Ito shocked top seed Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland 7-5, 6-2 in their first-round match at the Rakuten Japan Open on Tuesday afternoon.

With the roof open at a sun-drenched Ariake Colosseum, Ito took the initiative from the outset and never looked back, prevailing before a partisan crowd in just 1 hour and 19 minutes.

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