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Somdev overcomes Lukas Lacko in five sets

New York, Aug 29, 2013, (IANS): 12:00 IST
Somdev Devvarman, of India, returns a shot to Lukas Lacko, of Slovakia, during the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo)
India's Somdev Dvvarman has outlasted Lukas Lacko of Slovakia over five sets in a rain-interrupted men's singles first round at the US Open here at Flushing Meadows.

Somdev won 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, the match lasting three hours 11 minutes.
The Indian will next play World No 20 Italian Andrea Seppi who overcame Belgian Xavier Malisse over four hard-fought sets, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5.

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