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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Bernard Tomic reaches 2nd round

Associated Press

BANGKOK -- Bernard Tomic advanced to the second round of the Thailand Open when Ivo Karlovic retired with a back injury while trailing 6-7 (3), 6-4, 4-2 on Tuesday.

Tomic, a quarterfinalist in Bangkok last year, will next face 2006 champion Gilles Simon.

Other winners included Lukas Lacko of Slovakia, Go Soeda of Japan, Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, and Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic.