facebook
twitter
search
search

Raonic, Querrey among winners at Citi Open

July 31, 2013 at 12:33 AM

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada moved on at the Citi Open Tuesday with a straight-sets win over Australian qualifier Samuel Groth.

Raonic won 30 of 33 first-service points and required just 71 minutes to dispatch Groth 7-5, 6-4.

Raonic and will face another Aussie, Marinko Matosevic, in the next round of the Washington event. Matosevic upset No. 15 seed Nikolay Davydenko Tuesday 6-4, 7-5.

Sixth-seeded Sam Querrey of the United States labored nearly 2 hours to get past Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan. Querrey, who had not played on a hard court since April, saved two match points en route to a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11-9) victory.

Other second-round winners in America's capital were Bernard Tomic, who took down David Goffin 6-1, 6-3, and Grigor Dimitrov, who topped Xavier Malisse 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals continue to have a blast
NFL upholds Tom Brady's 'deflategate' suspension
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr having back surgery
New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard shuts down San Diego Padres
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling