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[CNA] Tennis: Recovering Soderling wins in Miami

[CNA] Tennis: Recovering Soderling wins in Miami

MIAMI : Fourth seed Robin Soderling staged a fightback to start his campaign at the ATP-WTA Miami Masters Friday, with the Swede earning a 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory over Croatian Ivan Dodig to reach the third round. Two-time Roland Garros finalist Soderling was playing for the first time in almost two weeks since losing his first match at Indian Wells after trying to play with an ankle problem and after five days in bed with a virus. "The first round is always very difficult," said the relieved Scandinavian. "Obviously I didn't play my best tennis today, but I'm still very happy that I won. "I know I can wake up tomorrow feeling great." With three titles already this season, the Indian Wells loss was a blip on the Soderling record in 2011, where he has now won a leading 20 matches on the ATP. Soderling is also working to at least duplicate his Miami semi-final from 2010 as he ...

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