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Anderson wins in Shanghai

Kevin Anderson (AFP)
Kevin Anderson (AFP)
Cape Town - South Africa's No 1 tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has progressed to the second round at the Shanghai Masters.

Anderson, who moved back into the Top 20 in Monday's rankings, beat Romania's Victor Hanescu 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4).

Anderson will play Switzerland's eighth-seed Stanislas Wawrinka in the second round.

Results on the third day of the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday:

1st round

Vasek Pospisil (CAN) bt Richard Gasquet (FRA x9) 6-3, 6-4
Tommy Robredo (ESP x16) bt Albert Montanes (ESP) 6-1, 6-4
Fabio Fognini (ITA) bt Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4
Andreas Seppi (ITA) bt Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) 6-4, 6-2
Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) 7-6 (7/2), 4-6, 6-3
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) bt Gong Maoxin (CHN) 7-5, 6-2
Kevin Anderson (RSA) bt Victor Hanescu (ROU) 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4)

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