Radek Stepanek overcame Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 in the first round of the Rogers Cup.
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MONTREAL (AP) -- Radek Stepanek upset 12th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3 Tuesday at the Rogers Cup.

Alex Bogolomov defeated Michael Llodra 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, and Jerzy Janowicz edged Julien Benneteau 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.

In doubles, Rafael Nadal and Pablo Andujar swatted away two match points to defeat fellow Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (2), 6-4, 12-10.

Also, Filip Peliwo advanced when Jarkko Nieminen retired with a hamstring injury. Peliwo was leading 3-6, 7-5, 3-1 when the 32-year-old Nieminen stopped play.

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