ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 26 (UPI) --
Top-seeded David Ferrer
of Spain and No. 2 seed Andy Murray
of Great Britain moved on to the second round of the Mexican Open Tuesday.
Ferrer cruised past Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round of the clay tournament in Acapulco, but Murray needed three sets to get past Pablo Andujar 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.
Fourth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria eliminated Australian qualifier Marinko Matosevic 7-5, 6-1. Fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa battled past Stephane Robert of France 6-2, 7-6 (9-7).
American John Isner, the No. 3 seed, was the only seeded player to lose on Tuesday. Isner fell to Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in a close 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5) contest.
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