Bautista Agut upsets Anderson in Valencia

by: AP | October 21, 2013

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VALENCIA, Spain -- Spanish qualifier Roberto Bautista Agut upset eighth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the Valencia Open.

Anderson finished with 15 aces but was broken twice in the final set as Bautista Agut wrapped up the win in 2 hours, 26 minutes.

Seventh-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy avoided an upset by beating Martin Klizan of Slovenia 7-5, 3-6, 6-0.

Marcel Granollers of Spain advanced when Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia was forced to retire with an injury while leading 2-1 in the first set.

Also, Dmitry Tursunov of Russia beat Spain's Albert Montanes 6-4, 6-1.

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