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Alexandr Dolgopolov bounced, Andreas Seppi advances at Eastbourne

June 17, 2013 at 6:58 PM

EASTBOURNE, England, June 17 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov was eliminated but No. 7 Andreas Seppi advanced Monday in first-round action at the grass-court Aegon International.

Ukraine's Dolgopolov fell by the wayside at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne, England, after a 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 defeat at the hands of Spain's Fernando Verdasco.

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Italy's Seppi -- runner-up at last year's event and its 2011 champion -- rallied from a first-set loss to get past French qualifier Guillaume Rufin 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Also moving on Monday was eighth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy, who clawed back for a 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-4 victory over Slovenian Grega Zemlja.

Spaniard Albert Ramos, American qualifier Ryan Harrison and British wild card Kyle Edmund also notched wins on Day 1.

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