Ferreira knocked out in first round

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Fourth-seeded Wayne Ferreira of South Africa was eliminated on Monday in his opening match of the Kroger St. Jude tournament, losing 7-5, 6-4 to America's Jeff

Memphis: Fourth-seeded Wayne Ferreira of South Africa was eliminated on Monday in his opening match of the Kroger St. Jude tournament, losing 7-5, 6-4 to America's Jeff Morrison. Ferreira was one of three seeded players eliminated on Monday. Russian No. 7 seed Nikolay Davydenko sprained his wrist in the first set and retired from his match against Sweden's Magnus Norman leading 6-4. No. 8 seed Kenneth Carlsen of Denmark also lost 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4 to US qualifier Eric Taino. On the women's side of the tournament, third-seeded Amanda Coetzer of South Africa struggled in the first set before beating Angelika Roesch of Germany 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1. (AP)
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