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Result: Tommy Robredo roars back to beat Julien Benneteau in Monte Carlo

Tommy Robredo advances to the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters thanks to a 4-6 6-0 6-1 win over Julien Benneteau.

Tommy Robredo fought back from a set down and lost just one game in the second and third set in his second-round Monte Carlo Masters match against Julien Benneteau this afternoon.

The 11th seed lost the first set after being broken at 4-4 and then failing to convert on three break-back points as Frenchman Benneteau squeezed into the lead.

From then on it was one-way traffic as Robredo won 12 straight points at the start of the second set before taking it 6-0 in just 22 minutes.

Benneteau had three break points at the start of the third set but couldn't take them and soon Robredo was into round three thanks to a 6-1 success in the decider.

The Spaniard will next face either eighth seed Milos Raonic or Lu Yen-Hsun.

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Tommy Robredo of Spain reacts after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in their fourth round men's singles match on Day Eight of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2013
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