Tennis: James Ward beaten at PBZ Zagreb Indoors

James Ward
James Ward in action at the Australian Open

Britain's James Ward was beaten 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 at the Zagreb Indoors tournament by fifth-seed Andreas Seppi.

The Italian came back from 2-0 down to win the first set over the British number two, then blew a 4-2 lead in the second.

In the third, Seppi overcame another break in serve to win.

It's the Italian's eighth victory of the year and follows a fourth-round run at the Australian Open, which included a win over Roger Federer.

Ward, 27, is currently ranked 109th in the world tour rankings.

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