6th-seeded Gasquet advances to 2nd round at Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Sixth-seeded Richard Gasquet advanced to the second round of the Qatar Open by beating Pablo Andujar of Spain 6-3, 7-5 Monday.

Gasquet, the highest-seeded player playing on the opening day, led 4-2 in both sets but dropped serve when serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set.

The Frenchman closed out the match with a backhand crosscourt winner.

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