Ferrer fights back from set, 2-0 down at Swedish Open

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BASTAD, Sweden (AP) Top-seeded David Ferrer came back from a set and 2-0 down in beating French qualifier Calvin Hemery 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the second round of the Swedish Open on Thursday.

The two-time former champion from Spain had a first-round bye, and was having a first meeting with Hemery, who earned his first match win on the tour on Tuesday.

''It was tough,'' Ferrer said. ''At the end of the first set and beginning of the second set I made a lot of mistakes. I hope I can play better tomorrow.''

Ferrer will play Dustin Brown of Germany, who knocked out sixth-seeded Aljaz Bedene of Britain 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3.

Also, second-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal, the 2014 runner-up, beat wild card Carl Soderlund of Sweden 6-3, 6-1.