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Top-seeded Feliciano Lopez pulls out of Brazil Open after injury
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Top-seeded Feliciano Lopez pulls out of Brazil Open after injury

Published Feb. 10, 2015 1:14 a.m. ET

 

Top-seeded Feliciano Lopez has pulled out of this week's Brazil Open because of a right thigh injury.

Tournament officials said Monday the 14th-ranked Spaniard was hurt in the final of the tournament in Ecuador on Sunday. He lost the final 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5) to Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic.

Lopez had been set to make his debut in Sao Paulo on Tuesday.

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In the first day of action in the main draw at the ATP clay-court tournament, fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay defeated Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.

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