Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka prepares to serve during a practice session at the ATP Chennai Open tennis event in Chennai, India, Monday, Jan.4, 2016. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K)
Arun Sankar K
January 04, 2016

CHENNAI, India (AP) Croatian players Borna Coric and Ante Pavic each earned three-set wins over Spanish opponents on Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open.

The eighth-seeded Coric defeated Marcel Granollers 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4 while Pavic beat Nicolas Almagro 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (1).

Also, John Millman of Australia rallied for a 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over Evgeny Donskoy of Russia as all three matches on the opening day went to three sets.

The field is led by fourth-ranked Stan Wawrinka, who is looking for a third consecutive title in Chennai and fourth overall.

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