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Korean Hyeon Chung reacts after his round of sixteen match against French Gael Monfils at the ATP tennis Open in Munich, southern Germany, on May 4, 2017. Hyeon Chung won the match 6-2 and 6-4. / AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Defending Cham Kohlschreiber, Monfils Upset at BMW Open

MUNICH (AP) -- Defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber and top-seeded Gael Monfils both lost at the BMW Open on Thursday.

Kohlschreiber, who had been going for an unprecedented fourth title at the clay-court tournament, failed to convert any of his three break points and lost to Horacio Zeballos 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the second round.

Monfils, who had been given a first-round bye, lost to Chung Hyeon of South Korea 6-4, 6-2. The 78th-ranked Chung will next play either Martin Klizan or Mischa Zverev.

Also Thursday, fourth-seeded Fabio Fognini lost to Argentine qualifier Guido Pella 6-3, 6-2. Pella will next race Zeballos in the quarterfinals.

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