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BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy
Singles - Second Round: (1) G Simon def. D Sela 6-4 6-2
It's going to be very hard for Gilles Simon to climb here; he needs a title. But the draw is opening up.
Singles - Second Round: M Bachinger def. (4) V Troicki 6-3 4-6 7-6(7-2)
Viktor Troicki ought to stay Top Thirty, but not much above that.
Singles - Second Round: F Fognini def. (5) M Baghdatis 7-5 7-6(7-4)
Marcos Baghdatis looks set to hit the Top Forty. But, like Troicki, not by much.
Singles - Second Round: (6) A Seppi def. C Stebe 6-2 6-3
Andreas Seppi is the only seed left in the bottom half. He hasn't moved yet, but one more win would take him above #45, and two would make him Top Forty.
Singles - Second Round: (7) L Kubot def. (WC) M Copil 6-3 6-3
Lukasz Kubot's Top Fifty chances are looking pretty good all of a sudden.
Doubles - First Round: Kamke/Mayer def. Brunstrom/Marx 6-2 7-6(12-10)
Doubles - Quarterfinal: (1) Lindstedt/Tecau def. Mertinak/Sa 6-3 6-2
Doubles - Quarterfinal: (4) Cerretani/Fognini def. Kamke/Mayer 3-6 7-6(7-2) 11-9 (Match TB)
Doubles - Quarterfinal: Hanley/Kerr def. Dodig/Melo 7-6(7-4) 4-6 10-6 (Match TB)