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Kyrgios, Dimitrov win; Monfils exits

Nick Kyrgios (Getty Images)
Nick Kyrgios (Getty Images)

Madrid - There were comfortable wins for Thomas Berdych, Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios at the Madrid Open on Monday.

However, 15th seed Gael Monfils bowed out in a wild match against French compatriot Gilles Simon 0-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7/0).

Dimitrov beat German Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6, 6-4 while Nick Kyrgios won 7-6, 6-4 against Marcos Baghdatis from Cyprus.

Czech Republican Berdych defeated Denis Istomin from Uzbekistan 6-4 6-4.

Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga also progressed with a hard-fought 7-6(5) 6-7(5) 7-5 victory over Russian Andrey Kuznetsov.

There were also victories for David Ferrer, Pablo Cuevas and Nicolas Mahut, who beat American Jack Sock 6-4 0-6 7-6.

Andy Murray begins his quest for a third title in Madrid on Wednesday when he faces Romanian Marius Copil.

Collated results from the ATP Madrid Masters/WTA Madrid Open onMonday (x denotes seeding):

Men

1st rd

Marius Copil (ROM) bt Guillermo Garca-Lpez (ESP) 7-6 (8/6), 4-6, 7-6 (11/9)

Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x12) bt Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) 7-6 (9/7), 6-4

Jared Donaldson (USA) bt Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 7-5, 6-3

Pablo Cuevas (URU) bt Thomaz Belluci (BRA) 7-6 (7/2), 4-6, 7-6 (8/6)

Nicolas Mahut (FRA) bt Jack Sock (USA x14) 6-4, 0-6, 7-6 (7/4)

Tomas Berdych (CZE x11) bt Denis Istomin (UZB) 6-4, 6-4

Robin Haase (NED) bt Daniel Evans (GBR) 7-5, 6-2

Florian Mayer (GER) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 7-5, 7-5

Nick Kyrgios (AUS x16) bt Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) 7-6 (7/1), 6-4

David Ferrer (ESP) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 2-6, 7-6 (7/1), 6-4

Gilles Simon (FRA) bt Gael Monfils (FRA x15) 0-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7/0)

Feliciano Lopez (ESP) bt Ernesto Escobedo (USA) 6-4, 6-4

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA x10) bt Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (5/7), 7-5

Women

2nd rd

Angelique Kerber (GER x1) bt Katerina Siniakov (CZE) 6-2, 1-6, 7-5

Eugnie Bouchard (CAN) bt Maria Sharapova (RUS) 7-5, 2-6, 6-4

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS x8) bt Alison Riske (USA) 2-6, 7-6 (11/9), 6-2

Kristina Mladenovic (FRA x14) bt Lauren Davis (USA) 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (7/1)

Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) bt Barbora Zahlavova Strcova (CZE x15) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Anastasija Sevastova (LAT) bt Karolna Pliskova (CZE x2) 6-3, 6-3

Carla Surez (ESP) bt Caroline Wozniacki (DEN x10) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2

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