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Croatian Pavic bounces Ferrero in Umag

July 10, 2012 at 6:34 PM   |   Comments

UMAG, Croatia, July 10 (UPI) -- Croatian Mate Pavic pulled off an upset of former world No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero Tuesday in first-round action at the Croatia Open tennis event.

Pavic downed the sixth-seeded former French Open champion 6-2, 6-2 on the clay courts at ATP Stadium.

Ferrero titled in Umag in 2010 after finishing second in 2009.

Another seeded player went down Tuesday as American Wayne Odesnik bounced No. 8 seed Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, 7-5.

Slovenian Blaz Kavcic, Italians Fabio Fognini and Potito Starace, and Argentine Marco Trungelliti also nailed down first-round wins.

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