Found October 22, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
Wildcard Lleyton Hewitt topped fourth seed Juan Monaco 6-3, 6-4 to open the Valencia Open on Monday. The win broke a 10-match winless streak against top 10 opponents. Hewitt gets Ivan Dodig next. Juan Carlos Ferrero is playing his final tournament before calling it a career. He’ll play fellow Spaniard and friend Nicolas Almagro on Tuesday.   RESULTS – MONDAY, 22 OCTOBER, 2012 Singles – First Round [WC] L Hewitt (AUS) d [4] J Monaco (ARG) 63 64 [5] J Isner (USA) d F Fognini (ITA) 63 67(4) 75 A Ramos (ESP) d [Q] R Ram (USA) 63 63 [Q] I Dodig (CRO) d P Kohlschreiber (GER) 62 76(6) F Verdasco (ESP) d [WC] T Robredo (ESP) 63 64 D Goffin (BEL) d P Andujar (ESP) 62 62 SCHEDULE – TUESDAY, 23 OCTOBER, 2012 AGORA start 1:00 pm S Querrey (USA) vs F Lopez (ESP) [1] D Ferrer (ESP) vs [Q] O Rochus (BEL) [WC] J Ferrero (ESP) vs [6] N Almagro (ESP) Not Before 5:00 PM X Malisse (BEL) vs [2] J Tsonga (FRA) G Simon (FRA) vs [3] J Tipsarevic (SRB) PISTA 1 start 1:00 pm A Dolgopolov (UKR) vs F Volandri (ITA) [1] M Granollers (ESP) / M Lopez (ESP) vs C Kas (GER) / P Kohlschreiber (GER) J Melzer (AUT) vs C Berlocq (ARG) [WC] R Bautista-Agut (ESP) / D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) vs D Marrero (ESP) / F Verdasco (ESP) [3] I Dodig (CRO) / M Melo (BRA) vs M Cilic (CRO) / A Sa (BRA)

Hewitt ends skid against top-10 foes

Former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 in the opening round of the Valencia Open on Monday, ending a 10-match losing run against top-10 opponents. The Australian wild-card entry broke the 10th-ranked Monaco twice in the opening set and three times in the second at the indoor hard-court tournament. The loss makes it difficult for Monaco to qualify for...
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