Germany's Bachinger gains 2nd round in Chennai

Updated: January 1, 2013, 2:11 PM ET
Associated Press

CHENNAI, India -- Matthias Bachinger of Germany upset 2010 Wimbledon quarterfinalist Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 Tuesday at the Chennai Open.

Lu, seeded seventh, rallied but fell short in a baseline slugfest lasting a little more than two hours.

Fifth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the second round. Joining him were qualifier Cedrik-Marcel Stebe of Germany, Roberto Bautista Augut of Spain and Prakash Amritraj and Somdev Devvarman, both of India.

No. 6-ranked Tomas Berdych and No. 9-ranked Janko Tipsarevic are among four players who received first-round byes and will play Wednesday.


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