Seeds tumble out in Auckland

  • Last Updated: January 7 2013, 11:38 GMT

Two seeds were eliminated on the opening day of the Heineken Open in Auckland as Jerzy Janowicz and Martin Klizan were defeated.

Jerzy Janowicz: Crashed out in Auckland

Number five Janowicz surrendered an early advantage to go down 4-6 7-6 (7/5) 6-4 to American Brian Baker after seventh seed Klizan had lost another lengthy encounter 7-6 (7/4) 3-6 6-3 to Xavier Malisse.

Eighth seed Thomaz Bellucci had a far more straightforward time in dispatching David Goffin 7-6 (7/5) 6-2, while wildcard Olivier Rochus topped Albert Ramos 6-2 5-7 6-2 to progress.


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