October 21, 2014

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Tommy Robredo advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating fifth-seeded John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3 Tuesday.

Robredo saved five break points to force a first-set tiebreaker, which he dominated and won after the American netted a forehand.

In the second set, Robredo had no unforced errors and broke Isner before serving out the match at love.

The Spaniard will next play Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan.

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