John Isner advances in Rome
The 6-foot-9 American looked headed for an early exit before Kohlschreiber lost control when he was serving for the match at 5-4 in the second. Isner then broke again in the opening game of the third and cruised from there.
After the 16th-ranked Verdasco won the first set 6-0, Dolgopolov called for the trainer then clutched his stomach as he went over to shake Verdasco's hand and concede.
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On a clear but windy day at the Foro Italico, twelfth-seeded Nicolas Almagro defeated Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2, 3-6, 6-0, 13th-seeded Gael Monfils beat Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia 6-4, 6-1, and Australian teenager Bernard Tomic rallied past Colombian qualifier Santiago Giraldo 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 to set up a meeting with top-ranked Novak Djokovic on Tuesday night.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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