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Sock sets up match with Ferrer at Stockholm Open

The Canadian Press

10/15/2013 2:19:46 PM

STOCKHOLM - American Jack Sock beat Australia's Bernard Tomic in straight sets Tuesday to set up a second-round match with No.1-seed David Ferrer in the Stockholm Open.

The 21-year-old Sock finished off Tomic 6-4, 6-2 in just under an hour.

Fifth-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia had more of a struggle as he advanced with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3) win over Jeremy Chardy of France.

Sweden's Joachim Johansson pleased the home crowd by beating Alejandro Falla of Colombia 6-1, 6-3.

Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain also won their first-round matches.