[Yahoo] Phau, Behrend sail into second round; Amritraj rallies to down Mello (AP)

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01-02-2006, 07:31 PM
Seventh-seeded Bjorn Phau of Germany defeated Bobby Reynolds of the United States 6-3, 6-0 Monday in the opening round of the Chennai Open. Phau, ranked 87th, was joined in the second round by compatriot Tomas Behrend. No. 89 Behrend opened with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Marcos Daniel of Brazil. Earlier, Prakash Amritraj overcame a first-set deficit and a wrist injury to defeat Brazilian Ricardo Mello...