Russian Youzhny knocks off Djokovic

Feb. 12, 2007 at 7:05 PM

MARSEILLES, France, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Russian Mikhail Youzhny beat fourth-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic in Monday's first-round action at the Open 13 tennis tournament in France.

Youzhny topped Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-0).

Another opening day match had Frenchman Julien Benneteau defeat countryman Florent Serra 2-6, 6-1, 6-2.

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