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Richard Gasquet began the defence of his Nottingham Open title on Monday by beating Vincent Spadea of the United States 6-3, 6-4.

The top-seeded Frenchman,is seeking a third consecutive title at Nottingham, a grass-court warmup for Wimbledon.

Gasquet fought back after dropping his serve early in the first set and was rarely troubled afterwards to advance to the second round.

Gasquet lost in the first round of the grass-court tournament in Halle, Germany, last Tuesday.

Also in the first round, Sebastien Grosjean of France beat fifth-seeded Dominik Hrbaty 6-3, 6-4, and Gilles Simon of France defeated Andrei Pavel of Romania 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

Rain suspended play later in the day with Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain leading Alex Bogdanovic of Britain.

The match between Wawrinka and Karlovic was postponed.

(source: IOL)

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Britain’s Alex Bogdanovic got to within two points of causing a major upset before losing to world number five Andy Roddick at the Artois Championships.
Bogdanovic, 23, was two points from victory in the second set tie-break when Roddick made a successful appeal to Hawk-Eye over a line call.
The American went on to take the tie-break and eventually came through 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-4.

To read the comments both Roddick and Bogdanovic made about the game visit:

news.bbc.co.uk

Alex was born in Belgrade on May 22nd 1984. When he was 8, his parents fled war-torn Yugoslavia to seek a better life in Britain. At school, Alex was persuaded by a tennis mad best friend, to take up the game. He started playing regularly on the international junior tour in 1999, competing against players like Mario Ancic, Marcos Baghdatis and Richard Gasquet who have gone on to reach the world’s top 20.

To find out more about Alex Bogdanovic visit his webpage at:

www.alexbogdanovic.com

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