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Sam Querrey waits out rain, logs 1st-round win at Winston-Salem Open

Aug. 20, 2013 at 12:38 AM   |   Comments

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded American Sam Querrey waited out a rain delay Monday, then scored a second-round win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the Winston-Salem Open.

Action was halted for 4 hours before Querrey and Garcia-Lopez took the court. Querrey then proceeded to outlast the Spaniard 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the U.S. Open tuneup.

Also Monday, Dutchman Robin Haase moved on to the third round with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 upset of 12th-seeded Czech Lukas Rosol while Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu ousted No. 16 Pablo Andujar, 6-4, 6-3.

Other Day 2 winners included Americans James Blake, Tim Smyczek and Steve Johnson, Belgian David Goffin, Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis, Spain's Roberto Bautista and Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Dutchman Thiemo de Bakker, Argentine Guido Pella, and France's Guillaume Rufin and Nicolas Mahut.

Two-time defending champ John Isner and 2012 runner-up Tomas Berdych each pulled out of the event with injuries Monday.

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