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Tursunov into last eight

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Originally published on: 26/02/10 12:42

The top-seeded Russian wasted little time recording a 6-3 6-3 result against the Brazilian, who was playing his second match of the day.

Daniel had earlier beaten Taylor Dent in a first-round clash which had to be postponed on Wednesday due to persistent rain.

Tursunov will face Frank Dancevic in the quarter-finals, with the Canadian beating fifth seed Benjamin Becker 6-2 7-5.

Sam Querrey had few troubles in his second-round clash with American compatriot Rajeev Ram, the third see claiming a 7-5 6-3 win.

Seventh seed Marc Gicquel also eased into the next round with a 6-2 6-2 victory over Jesse Levine, but Dudi Sela and Igor Kunitsyn failed to advance.

Sela, the second seed, was beaten 6-4 7-6 (7/5) by Alex Bogomolov Jr while fourth seed Kunitsyn fell 2-6 6-1 6-1 to Wayne Odesnik.

Eighth seed Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan also crashed out in the second round, succumbing 6-4 6-4 to John Isner.

Robby Ginepri battled back from a set down to progress to the last eight with a 6-7 (1/7) 6-3 6-0 success over Eduardo Schwank.

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