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Tennis

ATP/WTA

CHINA OPEN

At Beijing

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Men

First Round

Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Zhang Ze, China, 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Fabio Fognini, Italy, def. Tommy Robredo, Spain, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.

Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (4).

Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Tommy Haas (7), Germany, 7-6 (6), 6-3.

Roberto Bautista Agut, Spain, def. Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, 6-4, 6-2.

Women

First Round

Ana Ivanovic (14), Serbia, def. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, 7-6 (9), 6-1.

Jelena Jankovic (8), Serbia, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, 1-6, 6-4, 6-0.

Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, 6-3, 6-2.

Eugenie Bouchard, Canada, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-4, 6-1.

Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan, def. Sharon Fichman, Canada, 6-4, 6-3.

Zhang Shuai, China, def. Peng Shuai, China, 6-3, 6-3.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, 6-1, 6-1.

Andrea Petkovic, Germany, def. Victoria Azarenka (2), Belarus, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.

Polona Hercog, Slovenia, def. Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, 6-1, 6-4.

Second Round

Sara Errani (5), Italy, def. Misaki Doi, Japan, 6-3, 6-2.

Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, def. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles

Men

First Round

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, and Jean-Julien Rojer (3), Netherlands, def. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, and Wu Di, China, 6-4, 6-3.

ATP

RAKUTEN JAPAN OPEN

At Tokyo

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

First Round

Nicolas Almagro (6), Spain, def. Benjamin Becker, Germany, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3).

Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Daniel Brands, Germany, 6-3, 6-1.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (2), France, def. Gael Monfils, France, 6-3, 7-6 (8).

Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Juan Monaco, Argentina, 7-6 (4), 6-1.

Doubles

First Round

Ivan Dodig, Croatia, and Marcelo Melo (3), Brazil, def. Kei Nishikori and Yasutaka Uchiyama, Japan, 6-4, 6-1.

Treat Huey, Philippines, and Dominic Inglot, Britain, def. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, and Paul Hanley, Australia, 2-6, 7-5, 10-4.

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