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MONTE CARLO, April 21, 2008 (AFP)
Collated results on the first day of the 2,270,000-euro Monte Carlo Masters Series claycourt tournament at the Monte Carlo Country Club here on Monday (x denotes seeded player):

1st rd

Mario Ancic (CRO) bt Ivo Minar (CZE) 6-3, 6-4
Kristof Vliegen (BEL) bt Fabrice Santoro (FRA) 7-6 (7/4), 6-1
Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP x13) bt Michael Llodra (FRA) 6-7 (5/7), 6-1, 6-1
Olivier Rochus (BEL) bt Tommy Haas (GER) 6-1, 3-0 - retired shoulder injury
Filippo Volandri (ITA) bt Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 6-2, 6-3
Andy Murray (GBR x14) bt Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 7-6 (7/5), 6-4
Robin Soderling (SWE) bt Radek Stepanek (CZE) 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3
Sam Querrey (USA) bt Carlos Moya (ESP x10) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) bt Paul-Henri Mathieu (FRA x9) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER x16) bt Jose Acasuso (ARG) 7-6 (7/4), 6-3
Nicolas Lapentti (ECU) bt Potito Starace (ITA) 7-6 (7/3), 6-7 (2/7), 6-4
Ivan Ljubicic (CRO) bt Gustavo Kuerten (BRA) 6-1, 6-2
Gael Monfils (FRA) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 7-5, 6-4

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