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Viktor Troicki upset in second round

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Second-seeded Viktor Troicki of Serbia and third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain were ousted from the Serbia Open in the second round Thursday.

Troicki was broken eight times while losing to Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-2, 6-3, while Garcia-Lopez was beaten by Somdev Devvarman of India 7-6 (6), 2-6, 7-6 (8).

Granollers undid Troicki with drop shots that had the Serb flying around the clay court. Troicki complained of back pain in the first set.

Granollers has also reached the semifinals in the doubles with Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic.

"I can win a lot of points in both singles and doubles," Granollers said. "I like this tournament, I was here last year, too."

Granollers will play Italy's Filippo Volandri, who reached his first quarterfinals since February 2008 by defeating Illya Marchenko from Ukraine 6-3, 1-6, 6-3.

Garcia-Lopez struggled with his serve against Devvarman in the occasional drizzle. The Spaniard double-faulted six times and was broken six times. Devvarman sealed the victory after 3 hours, 14 minutes when Garcia-Lopez netted an overhead smash.

Devvarman will face seventh-seeded Janko Tipsarevic, who cruised to victory in his hometown event against Mischa Zverev of Germany 6-2, 6-0.

"I promised my audience they will see better play from me in the second round and I kept the promise," said Tipsarevic, who had to rally from a set down to beat Kei Nishikori of Japan in the first round.