Tennis - Garcia-Lopez and Nieminen advance at Winston-Salem

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Tennis - Garcia-Lopez and Nieminen advance at Winston-Salem
WINSTON SALEM, NC - AUGUST 18: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain returns a shot to Dustin Brown of Germany during the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University on August 18, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/STREETER LECKA)

- Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Jarkko Nieminen, of Finland, won their second round matches at the ATP Tour's Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University.

The fifth-seeded Garcia-Lopez of Spain rallied past German Dustin Brown 6-7 (5/7), 6-2, 6-2 at the $600,000 hardcourt event, a final US Open warm-up.

Nieminen, the number 15 seed, beat German Benjamin Becker 7-5, 6-4.

American Sam Querrey defeated Spain's Pere Riba 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 in first-round action. Querrey will next face fellow American Steve Johnson on Tuesday.


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