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John Isner slips into Nice quarters

Updated: May 23, 2012, 5:40 PM ET
Associated Press

NICE, France -- Top-seeded John Isner advanced to the Open de Nice quarterfinals Wednesday, beating Belgium's Xavier Malisse 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) in the clay-court event.

The hard-serving American had 13 aces in the match. He will face Nikolay Davydenko in the quarterfinals. The Russian topped seventh-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-4, 1-6, 6-3.

No. 2 Gilles Simon of France and No. 3 Nicolas Almagro of Spain also advanced.

Simon downed Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, ...

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