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Soderling upsets Davydenko at Open 13

Robin Soderling beat top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the first round of the Open 13 on Wednesday.

The big-serving Soderling improved to 2-2 in career matches against Davydenko a quarterfinalist at this year's Australian Open.

Jonas Bjorkman also advanced to the second round after a 6-3, 6-2 win over Daniele Bracciali his second straight career win over the Italian.

In later matches, third-seeded Mario Ancic was playing Andreas Seppi, and fifth-seeded David Ferrer faced Arnaud Clement, reports AP.

Second-ranked Rafael Nadal withdrew from the tournament Monday because of a thigh injury.