Roddick reaches Legg Mason semifinals

Aug. 3, 2007 at 10:34 PM

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Andy Roddick reached the semifinals at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic Friday by running his career record against Hyung-Taik Lee to 10-1.

Roddick defeated Lee, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2, in what was their second quarterfinal meeting in as many weeks.

There were two unexpected results in the quarterfinals with John Isner defeating second-seeded Tommy Haas and Gael Monfils surprising third-seeded Marat Safin.

Isner, ranked 416th in the world and appearing in only his second ATP tournament, defeated Haas, 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-5). Haas had been seeking his 400th career victory on the ATP Tour.

Monfils was a 6-3, 7-5 winner over Safin and will take on Isner in the semifinals.

Roddick will meet Ivo Karlovic, who defeated Paul Capdeville, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Alabama football: Crimson Tide host Arkansas, hope to continue momentum from Georgia game
St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey fined for 'sleeping' on the job
Toronto Maple Leafs lose in Mike Babcock's debut, earn Montreal Canadians' respect
Johnny Manziel's grandfather loses home in 'suspicious' fire