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Gael Monfils to face Florian Mayer

Updated: July 9, 2013, 4:17 PM ET
Associated Press

STUTTGART, Germany -- Gael Monfils of France defeated compatriot Paul-Henri Mathieu 7-6 (0), 6-4 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Mercedes Cup.

Monfils had 16 aces to set up a meeting with sixth-seeded Florian Mayer, who defeated another German, Andreas Beck, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

Victor Hanescu rallied to beat Dmitry Tursunov of Russia 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7) in 2 hours, 25 minutes.

The Romanian will next face Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci, who defeated seventh-seeded ...

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