Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/15/12

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20: Jarkko Nieminen of Finland plays a forehand in his second round match against Florent Serra of France during day three of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)
Jarkko Nieminen of Finland and Russia's Mikhail Youzhny advanced to the second round of the Stockholm Open on Monday with straight-set wins. Nieminen, who lost last year's final to Gael Monfils of France, was down 4-2 in the second set but recovered to win the match 6-3, 6-4. Niemenen says ''I lost focus and made some simple mistakes but then I woke up and started playing more aggressive. I'm really happy I was able to win in two sets.'' Earlier, Youzhny beat Brian Baker of the United States 6-3, 6-1.
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