Jarkko Nieminen advances

Updated: October 15, 2012, 3:05 PM ET
Associated Press

STOCKHOLM -- Jarkko Nieminen of Finland and Russia's Mikhail Youzhny advanced to the second round of the Stockholm Open on Monday with straight-set wins.

Nieminen, who lost last year's final to Gael Monfils of France, was down 4-2 in the second set but recovered to win the match 6-3, 6-4.

Earlier, Youzhny beat Brian Baker of the United States 6-3, 6-1.


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