Simon, Gicquel, Gabashvili, Gil, Minar among winners

Updated: April 14, 2008, 3:15 PM ET
Associated Press

OEIRAS, Portugal -- Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon defeated Roko Karanusic 7-5, 7-5 on Monday to advance to the second round of the clay-court Estoril Open.

In other first-round matches, seventh-seeded Marc Gicquel ousted Boris Pashanski 6-4, 6-3 and Teimuraz Gabashvili defeated Florian Mayer 7-5, 7-5. Fernando Gil and Ivo Minar also won.

Top-seeded Roger Federer and No. 2 seed Nikolay Davydenko play their first-round matches Tuesday.

In the women's event, third-seeded Karin ...

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