Aljaz Bedene: New British number two qualifies for Casablanca Open
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New British number two Aljaz Bedene has qualified for the Casablanca ATP event after becoming a UK citizen last week.
The Slovenia-born 25-year-old beat Argentina's Pedro Cachin, ranked 247th, 6-2 6-2 to secure a place in the main draw of the clay-court tournament.
Bedene was the top seed in qualifying with a world ranking of 83, although he slipped to 99th on Monday.
He will take on Argentina's world number 94, Maximo Gonzalez, in round one of the main draw.