Result: Nicolas Almagro defeats Daniel Gimeno-Traver

Nicolas Almagro returns the ball during the World Tennis Championship final against Novak Djokovic on December 29, 2012
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Nicolas Almagro progresses at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells with a 7-5 6-1 victory over fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver.

Nicolas Almagro has progressed at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells with a straight-sets victory over fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver.

The 11th seed broke to take a 5-3 lead in the opening set, but he failed to close it out at the first time of asking as Gimeno-Traver broke back.

However, a tie-break was avoided when Almagro broke for a second time to secure the set 7-5.

He then brushed his countryman aside 6-1 in the second to reach round three of the competition.

Nicolas Almagro of Span makes a return shot during his second round match against Daniel Gimeno-Traver at the Australian Open tennis championship on January 16, 2013
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