Grand Prix Hassan II: Casablanca exit for Kevin Anderson

Last Updated: 10/04/14 5:15am

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Victor Hanescu: Ousted top seed Kevin Anderson

Victor Hanescu: Ousted top seed Kevin Anderson

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Victor Hanescu claimed the scalp of top seed Kevin Anderson in the second round of the Grand Prix Hassan II in Casablanca.

Hanescu saw off the South African 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 26 minutes to earn himself a place in the quarter-finals, where he will face sixth seed Federico Delbonis.

Argentinean Delbonis progressed thanks to a 6-2 6-7 (7-5) 6-4 win over qualifier Filip Peliwo.

In the first round, Pablo Carreno Busta beat Tobias Kamke 6-1 6-2, while seventh seed Robin Haase was beaten 7-6 (8-6) 6-4 by Aleksandr Nedovyesov.

Albert Montanes and Jiri Vesely also progressed to the second round with wins over Kenny De Schepper and Leonardo Mayer respectively, while Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat Mikhail Kukushkin 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (8-6).

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