Result: Jeremy Chardy through at Shanghai Masters

Jeremy Chardy claims a 7-5 6-2 win over Bernard Tomic in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.

Jeremy Chardy has claimed a straight-sets victory over Bernard Tomic in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.

The Frenchman, who is ranked 38th in the world, saw off the Australian world number 51 7-5 6-2 to reach the next round.

Chardy will now face Nicolas Almagro for a place in the third round.

Spanish 15th seed Almagro had earlier beaten Japanese qualifier Go Soeda 7-5 6-2 to progress.

Nicolas Almagro of Spain reacts after his victory against Kei Nishikori of Japan during their quarter-final match of the Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo on October 4, 2013
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