LAS VEGAS, March 7 (UPI) -- Fernando Gonzalez and Marcos Baghdatis, the tournament's first and third-seeded players, were both ousted Thursday at the Tennis Channel Open in Las Vegas.
No. 4 Guillermo Canas became the only seeded player remaining in the event heading into the quarterfinals.
Evgeny Korolev surprised Gonzalez with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) decision. Korolev, ranked No. 100 in the world, finally prevailed on his 11th match-point opportunity.