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Serra, Gulbis get first-round Paris wins

Nov. 7, 2010 at 3:41 PM   |   Comments

PARIS, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- France's Florent Serra and Ernests Gulbis of Latvia advanced through to the second round of the Paris Masters with wins Sunday.

Serra came back after losing the first set to down Spain's Albert Montanes 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) in one of Sunday's two main draw matches.

In the other, Gulbis prevailed when Argentina's Juan Ignacio Chela retired in the second set with a right wrist injury as Gulbis was leading 7-5, 2-2.

The top seeds for the Paris Masters -- the final ATP Masters event of the year -- are Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Federer defeated Djokovic Sunday for the title at the Swiss Indoors and both have byes into the second round.

Djokovic prevailed at last year's Paris event, beating Frenchman Gael Monfils at Palais Omnisports.

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