Roger Federer began his quest to win one of the few titles to have escaped his grasp with a 6-3, 6-4 first-round victory over Czech qualifier Bohdan Ulihrach at the World Indoor Tournament on Wednesday.
Qualifier Florent Serra upset former champion Bohdan Ulihrach 6-3, 6-1 to win his first ever ATP match in the opening round of the Croatia Open on Monday.
Guillermo Canas rallied to beat Wimbledon quarterfinalist Florian Mayer 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-4 in a second-round match Tuesday at the Mercedes Cup.
Goran Ivanisevic won his first singles match in eight months, hitting 25 aces in a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-6 (3) victory over Bohdan Ulihrach at the Milan Indoors on Tuesday.
Goran Ivanisevic is trying to make a comeback at the Milan Indoors after missing much of last year because of injury. He won a doubles match Monday and will play Bohdan Ulihrach in singles Tuesday.
Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick each play Czechs on Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday.
Bohdan Ulihrach played his first match since his two-year drug ban was overturned, losing to Spain's Albert Portas 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday at the Generali Open.
Czech tennis player Bohdan Ulihrach will appeal against a two-year ban handed him by tennis chiefs after testing positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone.
Czech tennis player Bohdan Ulihrach tested positive for the banned steroid nandrolone during an ATP Tour event in Moscow in October.
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