Cilic advances, Dolgopolov out in Cincy

Aug. 14, 2012 at 1:16 AM

CINCINNATI, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Twelfth-seeded Marin Cilic advanced but 13th-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov was upended Monday on Day 2 of the Western & Southern Open.

Croatia's Cilic had to go to three sets but moved on to the second round with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Ukrainian qualifier Sergiy Stakhovsky.

Meanwhile, Dolgopolov -- a Ukrainian who claimed his second career title this month in Washington -- was crushed by Russian former top-five star Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 6-1 in a 52-minute match.

Also advancing Monday was former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, who posted a 6-4, 6-4 victor over Russian Mikhail Youzhny.

Other Day 2 winners included American wild cards Brian Baker and Jesse Levine, Serb Viktor Troicki, Taiwanese qualifier Yen-Hsun Lu, Spaniard Pablo Andujar, Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, Uzbek Denis Istomin, German Florian Mayer and Italian Andreas Seppi.

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