Cilic, Dodig advance in Rotterdam

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia had 10 aces in a 7-6 (5), 6-4 win against Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in the first round of the World Tennis Tournament on Monday.

Istomin saved six break-point chances in the second set, but conceded the only break as Cilic got on top.

Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, did not face a single break-point in the match. He is looking to bounce back from a second-round exit to German teenager Alexander Zverev at the Open Sud de France last week.

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