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Cuevas upsets Chardy at Swedish Open, Berlocq advances

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The Canadian Press
7/8/2014 12:41:38 PM
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BASTAD, Sweden -- Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay won for just the fourth time this year when he ousted sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France 6-2, 6-2 in under an hour in the first round of the Swedish Open on Tuesday.

Chardy was coming off a fourth-round appearance at Wimbledon.

Another player to end a drought was eighth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, who won for the first time since April at the expense of Dustin Brown of Germany, 6-3, 6-4.

Carlos Berlocq of Argentina began his title defence with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over Julian Reister of Germany.

Victor Hanescu of Romania advanced in straight sets to line up top seed and two-time former champion David Ferrer, who had a first-round bye.

Two qualifiers, Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain and Radu Albot of Moldova, also won, and two local wild cards, Elias Ymer and Christian Lindell, earned their first wins on the ATP Tour.

Pablo Cuevas (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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