Vinciguerra beats Serra in first round

Updated: July 13, 2009, 2:08 PM ET
Associated Press

BASTAD, Sweden -- Wild-card entry Andreas Vinciguerra beat sixth-seeded Florent Serra 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 on Monday in the first round of the Swedish Open.

Teimuraz Gabashvili also won, eliminating seventh-seeded Christophe Rochus 4-6, 6-1, 6-0, and Victor Crivoi defeated Denis Istomin 6-0, 6-4.


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