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Djokovic scrambles into third round

CLOSE CALLS:The world No. 1 dropped the second set to Fabio Fognini and was pressured in the third. Andy Murray also survived a test and he next faces Taiwan’s Lu Yen-hsun


Third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland dropped a first-set tiebreaker, but rallied for a 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-4 victory over Romanian Sorana Cirstea.

Fifth-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion, had slightly less trouble emerging with a 6-2, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Ukrainian qualifier Lesia Tsurenko, while sixth-seeded Italian Sara Errani sailed through, defeating Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-3, 6-1.

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