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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga holds off upset bid

Updated: November 1, 2011, 7:07 PM ET
Associated Press

VALENCIA, Spain -- Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was given a scare by Spanish teenager Javier Marti before rallying to win their first-round match at the Valencia Open 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 on Tuesday.

The second-seeded Frenchman had won 11 of his last 13 matches coming in, including titles at Metz and Vienna. But Tsonga trailed early due to unforced errors and the smooth backhand of the 19-year-old wild card, who was playing his first match against a top-10 player.

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