facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Blake advances at Indian Wells

March 13, 2010 at 1:11 AM   |   Comments

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 13 (UPI) -- James Blake and David Nalbandian both won in straight sets Friday, advancing to the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Blake posted a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Daniel Gimeno-Traver, needing only 55 minutes to prevail at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Nalbandian, who has been as high as third in the world rankings, defeated qualifier Stefan Koubek 6-2, 7-6 (7-2).

Others advancing to the second round included Victor Hanescu, Sergiy Stakhovsky, Thiemo De Bakker, Andres Seppi, Michael Russell, Ricardo Mello, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Arnaud Clement and Evgeny Korolev.

The 32 seeded players in this Masters Series event received byes past the first round.

Roger Federer is seeded No. 1, followed by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out
2
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
3
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
4
NFL Game Summary - Philadelphia at Indianapolis
5
2013-14 college football bowl results 2013-14 college football bowl results
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback