Ivo Karlovic of Croatia returns a shot against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their men's singles third round match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Vincent Thian
October 14, 2014
Ivo Karlovic of Croatia returns a shot against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their men's singles third round match at the Shanghai Masters Tennis Tournament in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Vincent Thian

VIENNA (AP) Ivo Karlovic of Croatia saved three match points in the second set before beating Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-7 (1), 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) on Tuesday at the Erste Bank Open.

The seventh-seeded Karlovic served 29 aces in a match that went to three tiebreakers and had no break points.

He will next play two-time former champion Jurgen Melzer or Norbert Gombos of Slovakia.

In other first-round play, Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany defeated seventh-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-3, 6-4, and Viktor Troicki of Serbia had 14 aces and conceded only five points on serve while beating Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-0, 6-3.

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