Robin Soderling advances to quarters
MARSEILLE, France -- Top-seeded Robin Soderling moved into the quarterfinals of the Open 13 tournament with a 7-6 (8), 7-6 (5) victory over wild-card entry Nicolas Mahut of France.
Soderling will meet Michael Llodra in the quarters. The eighth-seeded Llodra, also the defending champion, defeated Tobias Kamke of Germany 6-3, 6-4 earlier Thursday.
Soderling, who won in Rotterdam last week, struggled to find a rhythm and had to save two break points in the first set. Llodra had 12 aces ...
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