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Wawrinka, Monaco, Youzhny advance at Swiss Open

Wawrinka, Monaco, Youzhny advance at Swiss Open

Monaco will face Mikhail Youzhny on Friday, in the same half of the draw as Roger Federer.

Gstaad, Switzerland: Stanislas Wawrinka advanced to the Swiss Open quarter-finals Wednesday by edging Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain, 7-5, 7-6 (4).

Wawrinka was cruising at 4-0 up in the second set, then failed to serve out the match at 5-3 before clinching victory in the tiebreaker.

Seeded players won all four second-round matches, one day before top-seeded Roger Federer competes in the clay-court event against Daniel Brands of Germany.

Fourth-seeded Juan Monaco of Argentina eased past Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-1, 6-2 under warm sunshine in the ski resort venue. Monaco will face Mikhail Youzhny of Russia on Friday, in the same half of the draw as Federer.

Youzhny, the No. 6 seed, beat his second-round opponent Pablo Andujar of Spain, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.

Fifth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain won 6-4, 6-3 against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia to set up a quarter-final against Wawrinka.