Roddick leads winners at San Jose

Feb. 15, 2007 at 3:53 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Andy Roddick led Wednesday's winners at the ATP SAP Open Tennis Tournament at San Jose, Calif.

In a first-round match, Roddick was 7-5, 6-1 winner against Canadian Frank Dancevic.

Elsewhere, Kristian Pless of Denmark beat defending champion and third-seeded Andy Murray of Britain, 6-0, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4; No. 2 seed James Blake of the United States beat Russia's Igor Kunitsyn 6-3, 6-2; No. 5 seed Mardy Fish of the U.S. topped Russia's Teimuraz Gabashvili 6-3, 6-2; sixth-seeded German Benjamin Becker got past qualifier Dusan Vemic of Serbia, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; and Spain's Feliciano Lopez topped German Rainer Schuettler 7-6 (7-1), 6-1.

Roddick and Blake are trying to build upon their successes last week when the U.S. recorded a 4-1 Davis Cup victory against the Czech Republic.

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