Chardy dropped the opening set to Romanian Victor Hanescu, the No. 4 seed, but came back for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory in a match that lasted 1 hour and 48 minutes.
The Frenchman holds a 2-1 lifetime edge over Hanescu, who was seeking his second title on the tour.
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