Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/1/12
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Colombian qualifier Robert Farah upset defending champion Nikolay Davydenko 6-3, 6-2 in the opening round of the BMW Open on Tuesday. The seventh-seeded Russian, who also won the tournament in 2004, dropped serve four times. Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, the 2010 champion, edged out Philipp Petzschner of Germany 7-5, 7-5, and eighth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus outlasted Tobias Kamke of Germany 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 for his first clay-court win of the season. Baghdatis broke serve four times and saved six of eight break points to advance in a tournament he has twice been a semifinalist. Also advancing were Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ernests Gulbis, Dustin Brown, Matthias Bachinger, Potito Starace, Tommy Haas and Marinko Matosevic.
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