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Johnson beats 4th-seeded Gasquet at Queen's Club
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Johnson beats 4th-seeded Gasquet at Queen's Club

Updated Mar. 4, 2020 7:16 p.m. ET

LONDON (AP) Steve Johnson of the United States beat fourth-seeded Richard Gasquet 7-6 (2), 6-2 on a rain-hit opening day of the Wimbledon warmup tournament at Queen's Club on Monday.

In a match that was delayed and then interrupted several times by rain, Gasquet held a set point but failed to serve out the opening set at 5-4.

After being overwhelmed in the tiebreaker, the Frenchman surrendered an early break in the second set and failed to recover.

All the other main draw matches were postponed.

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The tournament features four of the world's top 10 players as they prepare for Wimbledon, which begins June 27.

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