Zeballos moves on in Moscow

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Updated: October 14, 2013

Moscow, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) – Sixth-seeded Argentine Horacio Zeballos
was among Monday’s opening-round winners at the $750,000 Kremlin Cup tennis
event.

Zeballos, who shocked the great Rafael Nadal in a final in Chile earlier this
year, came from behind to beat Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on
the indoor hardcourts at Olympic Stadium.

An upset came when Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky upended seventh-seeded
Portuguese Joao Sousa 6-4, 6-3.

Also on Monday, France’s Edouard Roger-Vasselin snuck past Czech Jiri Vesely
6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3 and Russian wild card Karen Khachanov outlasted Spaniard
Albert Ramos 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

This week’s top seeds are U.S. Open semifinalist Richard Gasquet and reigning
Moscow champion Andreas Seppi, who beat Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in last
year’s finale.

The 2013 Moscow titlist will collect $134,800.