Posted: Tuesday April 9, 2013 4:17 PM

Melzer, Gimeno-Traver lose in Morocco

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CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) - Tobias Kamke of Germany beat fifth-seeded Jurgen Melzer lost 6-3, 6-3 in the first round at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Tuesday.

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez downed sixth-seeded Daniel Gimeno-Traver 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3 in an all-Spanish match.

Kamke will play former top-five player Tommy Robredo of Spain. Garcia-Lopez faces France's Edouard Roger-Vasselin, who rallied to beat Albert Montanes of Spain 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Eighth-seeded Grega Zemlja edged Matthias Bachinger of Germany 6-7 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (2) in a match featuring 16 aces. The Slovenian next faces Henri Laaksonen after the Swiss qualifier beat Younes Rachidi of Morocco 6-3, 6-7 (8), 6-1.

 
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