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Ferrero, the 22-year-old Spanish clay-court specialist, notched his first career victory over Schuettler in three attempts, winning 6-2, 4-3 (retired).
Fourth-seeded Yevgeny Kafelnikov was another first-round winner via retirement. The Russian was breezing past Argentine Franco Squillari 6-1, 2-0 when his opponent also gave up, for an undescribed illness.
None of the tournament's top seeds have been beaten yet, with No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, No. 6 Marat Safin and ninth-seeded Andre Agassi all advancing on Monday.
Tuesday's results (first round): Juan Carlos Ferrero bt Rainer Schuettler 6-2, 4-3 (retd); Yevgeny Kafelnikov bt Franco Squillari 6-1, 2-0 (retd); Albert Montanes bt Galo Blanco 6-2, 6-4; Arnaud Clement bt Thomas Johansson 6-4, 6-4; Juan Ignacio Chela bt Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 2-6, 6-1; Fernando Gonzales bt Tim Henman, Britain 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-0; Thomas Enqvist bt Magnus Norman, Sweden 2-6, 1-2 (retd); Felix Mantilla bt Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3.
Monday's results (first round): Andy Roddick bt Alex Calatrava 6-2, 6-3; Mark Philippoussis bt Vincent Spadea 6-2, 6-2; Michel Kratochvil bt Francisco Clavet 4-6, 7-5, 6-3; Giorgio Galimberti bt Alex Corretja 6-2, 2-6, 6-3; Albert Costa bt Nicolas Lapentti 3-6, 6-4, 6-4; Ivan Ljubicic bt Federico Luzzi 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2; Lleyton Hewitt bt Jonas Bjorkman 6-2, 6-3. AP
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