Bjorn Fratangelo of the U.S. returns the ball to France's Richard Gasquet during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Christophe Ena
March 10, 2017

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) American Bjorn Fratangelo upset Australia's Bernard Tomic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Ranked 112th, Fratangelo advanced to face No. 14 Tomas Berdych.

Adrian Mannarino outlasted Juan Monaco 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-1, and Darian King topped Nikoloz Basilashvili 7-5, 7-5.

Jordan Thompson was forced to retire in the third set against Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin after rolling an ankle. Kukushkin led 1-6, 6-1, 3-0 when Thompson decided he couldn't continue.

In the women's first round, American Varvara Lepchenko upset No. 48 Yaroslava Shvedova 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.

American Vania King retired in the second set against German Andrea Petkovic with a left ankle injury. The 79th-ranked German led 6-0, 2-0 and will face No. 2 Angelique Kerber in the second round.

Jelena Jankovic, the 2010 winner, beat Irina Falconi 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 for her 26th tournament win. The 51st-ranked Jankovic advanced to face No. 13 Venus Williams.

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