Moscow, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) - Sixth-seeded Argentine Horacio Zeballos
was among Monday's opening-round winners at the $750,000 Kremlin Cup tennis
Zeballos, who shocked the great Rafael Nadal in a final in Chile earlier this
year, came from behind to beat Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on
the indoor hardcourts at Olympic Stadium.
An upset cane when Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky upended seventh-seeded
Portuguese Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3.
Also on Monday, France's Edouard Roger-Vasselin snuck past Czech Jiri Vesely
6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 and Russian wild card Karen Khachanov outlasted Spaniard
Albert Ramos 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.
This week's top seeds are U.S. Open semifinalist Richard Gasquet and reigning
Moscow champion Andreas Seppi, who beat Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in last
The 2013 Moscow titlist will collect $134,800.
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