American Young first-round Newport winner

July 7, 2008 at 6:48 PM
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NEWPORT, R.I., July 7 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded American Donald Young was a first-round winner Monday at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.

Young defeated Korean Woong-Sun Jun 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.

In other matches involving Americans, Indian Rohan Bopanna beat Kevin Kim 6-3, 6-4; Brendan Evans beat Chilean Paul Capdeville 6-4, 3-6, 6-1; and Vincent Spadea beat German Simon Stadler 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

The top seeds are American Mardy Fish and defending champion Fabrice Santoro, who beat Nicolas Mahut in last year's all-French finale.

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