facebook
twitter
search
search

Roddick, Del Potro win first-rounders

Aug. 13, 2008 at 12:52 AM
1 of 4
| License Photo

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Andy Roddick of the United States defeated Ramon Delgado of Paraguay Tuesday in the first round of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington.

Roddick won 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

Second-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro, who beat Roddick last week in the finals of a tournament in Los Angeles, also advanced. Del Potro, of Argentina, coasted to a 6-2, 6-3 win over American Jesse Levine.

Serbian Viktor Troicki topped Denis Gremelmayr of Germany 6-4, 6-2 and U.S. player Robert Kendrick downed Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 7-5.

Other winners included Russian Igor Kunitsyn, Sebastien Grosjean of France, Eduardo Schwank of Argentina and Alejandro Falla of Columbia.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Super Bowl: Cam Newton goes dim postgame
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher
List of all records set and tied in Super Bowl 50