BARCELONA, Spain, April 23 (UPI) --
Ninth-seeded Russian Dmitry Tursunov
and 10th-seeded Czech Radek Stepanek
were first-round losers Monday at the $1 million Open Seat 2007.
Spaniard Oscar Hernandez defeated Tursunov 6-4, 6-4, and Romanian veteran Andrei Pavel came from behind to beat Stepanek 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Argentine Agustin Calleri avoided an upset by beating Spaniard Marc Lopez 7-5, 5-7, 6-3.
Former Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson defeated Korean Hyung-Taik Lee 6-3, 6-3, and American Vincent Spadea beat Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
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