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Top-seeded Cilic moves to 2nd round

Updated: February 18, 2013, 10:59 PM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Top-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia was taken to three sets Monday before defeating Ivan Dodig 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round of the U.S. National Indoor Championships.

Cilic ranked 12th, got out slowly in the first set, but controlled the final two en route to the second round. He won 89 percent of the points when he converted his first serve, but managed only six aces to Dodig's 13 in the match that lasted 1:46.

Cilic was the only seeded player on the men's side ...

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