Andreas Seppi wins in Bucharest

Updated: September 20, 2011, 3:38 PM ET
Associated Press

BUCHAREST, Romania -- Seventh-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy defeated Eric Prodon 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 in the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Tuesday.

Seppi will face Igor Andreev of Russia, who beat Peter Torebko 5-7, 6-4, 7-5.

Eighth-seeded Spaniard Albert Montanes had an early exit, losing 7-5, 6-4 to Alessandro Giannessi of Italy.

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