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Sony Ericsson Open: Wednesday Results

A successful day at the Sony Ericsson Open concluded on Wednesday after 36 matches were completed on both the men's and women's side.

On the Men's side, American James Blake could not rebound after falling behind in the second set and lost his match to Russian Nikolay Davydenko 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. The other winners from Wednesday include Xavier Malisse, Santiago Giraldo, Antonio Velc, Ivan Dodig, Lukas Rosol, Roberto Bautista-Agut, Lukas Lacko, Tommy Haas, David Nalbandian, Nicolas Mahut, Frederico Gil, Robin Haase, Alejandro Falla, Grigor Dimitrov and Arnaud Clement. Both Mahut and Dodig won their matches in final set tiebreakers.

On the women's side of the tournament, Venus Williams won her first round match in straight sets over Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-0, 6-3. Other winners included Kim Clijsters, Shahar Peer, Madison Keys, Ksenta Pervak, Aleksandra Wozniak, Garbine Muguruza Blanco, Stephanie Foretz Gacon, Pauline Parmentier, Melinda Czink, Kateryna Bondarenko, Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova, Valeria Savinykh, Michaella Karjicek, Silvia Soler Espinosa, Vania King, Polona Hercog, Christina McHale, Iveta Benesova and Sofia Arvidsson.

The tournament runs through March 31 and tickets are still available.

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