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Matosevic wins Delray Beach opener

Updated February 29, 2012 11:11:40

Australia's Marinko Matosevic upset Croatian Ivo Karlovic in the opening round of the Delray Beach International.

Matosevic triumphed 6-3, 6-4 to move through to the second round and he joins fellow Australian Bernard Tomic, who beat German veteran Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3.

Tomic, the tournament's eighth seed, will next meet American Tim Smyczek, who dispensed of Austria's Juergen Melzer 6-4, 2-6, 7-5.

Other first-round winners included top seed John Isner, but Finn Jarkko Nieminen ousted Croatian second seed Marin Cilic 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 and Belgian Steve Darcis eliminated Serbian third seed Viktor Troicki 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.


Tags: tennis, sport, united-states

First posted February 29, 2012 10:16:40

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