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Mediocrity not OK with Davydenko

Updated: May 3, 2011, 4:28 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

Nikolay Davydenko toughed out a win to reach a quarterfinal for the first time since his opening tournament of the season in January, and yet he wasn't pleased.

Instead, the slender Russian adopted the glass half-empty stance, unhappy he couldn't put away qualifier Julian Reister -- who is barely ranked inside the top 100 -- more convincingly at Munich's BMW Open. Davydenko lost the opening set, twice served to stay in the match in the second, and survived a nervy tiebreaker before coasting ...

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