Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Jack Sock earned a first-round upset win over
last week's champion in San Jose, Milos Raonic, to highlight Wednesday's play
at the $1.212 million U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships.
Sock downed the second-seeded Canadian slugger, Raonic, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 at The
Racquet Club of Memphis.
Raonic had lost in the last two Memphis finals, including one at the hands of
Austrian Jurgen Melzer last year.
The sixth-seeded former world No. 2 Tommy Haas defeated Russian Evgeny Donskoy
7-6 (8-6), 6-4 on Day 3. The oft-injured German titled here back-to-back in
2006 and 2007.
Also on Day 3, former world No. 1 and two-time Grand Slam champion Lleyton
Hewitt saved two match points before overcoming Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu 2-6, 7-6
(7-3), 6-4, No. 7 seed Alexandr Dolgopolov downed Bjorn Phau 6-3, 6-4, Marinko
Matosevic took out Go Soeda 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 and American qualifier Donald Young
was leading Xavier Malisse 5-1 in the first set when the Belgian retired.
The 2013 Memphis champ will claim $291,800.
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