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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, February 11, 2010

Tennis: Djokovic into quarterfinals of Rotterdam tourney

Associated Press

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands Top-seeded Novak Djokovic defeated Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland 6-4, 6-2 today to reach the quarterfinals of the ABN Amro indoors tournament.

Djokovic improved to 2-1 against Chiudinelli after topping him at the Australian Open.

Fourth-seeded Gael Monfils defeated local Thiemo de Bakker 6-3, 6-2, and Julien Benneteau beat Michael Berrer of Germany 6-4, 6-4.

Sixth-seeded Mikhail Youzhny, the 2007 champion, defeated Turkish qualifier Marsel Ilhan 6-4, 6-4.