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Dominic Thiem outlasts Joao Souza

Updated: July 28, 2014, 3:24 PM ET
Associated Press

KITZBUEHEL, Austria -- Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem defeated Joao Souza of Brazil 7-6 (4), 3-6, 7-5 in a rain-soaked first-round match at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Monday.

The 50th-ranked Austrian converted his fourth match point as he broke Souza for a third time in the final set. After the second set, the match was interrupted for nearly an hour due to heavy rain.

In the second game of the match, Souza walked off the court after being warned by the umpire for taking too much time between ...

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