Mardy Fish beats Evgeny Donskoy in first round of Winston-Salem Open

Updated: 19 August 2013 16:39 IST

Fish will take on Jarkko Nieminen of Finland in the second round of men's final tuneup event before the U.S. Open

Mardy Fish beats Evgeny Donskoy in first round of Winston-Salem Open

North Carolina:

Mardy Fish beat Evgeny Donskoy 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.

Fish - a wild-card entrant - advances to face Jarkko Nieminen of Finland, the tournament's 11th seed, in the second round.

The tournament - the men's final tuneup event before the U.S. Open - began Sunday with a handful of first-round matches. Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan routed Belgium's Romain Bogaerts 6-1, 6-1 and Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia beat Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-3, 6-4.

Robin Haase of the Netherlands edged Adrian Mannarino of France 6-3, 6-3, and Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez topped Grega Zemlja of Slovenia 6-1, 4-6, 6-1.



Topics : Tennis Jarkko Nieminen Mardy Fish Kei Nishikori Evgeny Donskoy Somdev Devvarman Andy Murray
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