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Defending champ Tursunov rallies to win opener at RCA Open

Updated: July 14, 2008, 11:19 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Defending champion Dmitry Tursunov won his opening-round match at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships, rallying to beat Igor Kunitsyn 6-3, 7-5 on Monday night.

The third-seeded Tursunov, trailing 4-1 and serving 15-40 in the second set, saved his serve, then went on to win six of the last seven games against his fellow Russian doubles partner.

"I wasn't serving well in the second set," Tursunov said. "I don't know what my first-serve percentage was [46 percent]. ...

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