Udaomchoke advances in RCA Championships

Updated: 25 February 2007 10:35 IST

Danai Udaomchoke of Thailand beat Tomas Cakl on Monday to set up a second-round match against James Blake in the RCA Championships.

Udaomchoke advances in RCA Championships

Indianapolis:

Danai Udaomchoke of Thailand beat Tomas Cakl of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on Monday to set up a second-round match against top-seeded James Blake in the RCA Championships.Danai, who has won two challenger titles this year, broke Cakl four times and saved all three break points he faced.Other first-round winners included Americans Jeff Morrison and Sam Querrey, a wild card entry who at 18 has become the youngest player from the United States ranked in the top 200. Chile's Paul Capdeville and Colombia's Alejandro Falla also advanced.Morrison beat Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez 6-2, 6-2 for only his second win on the main tour this year, and Querrey topped Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4.Capdeville beat Germany's Tomas Behrend 6-2, 6-0 in 43 minutes, losing just one point on his serve; and Falla defeated France's Jean-Christophe Faurel 6-4, 6-2.Ramon Delgado of Paraguay survived 15 aces from Amer Delic of the United States to win 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5), and set up a second-round match with Andy Roddick, the No. 2 seed and two-time champion, who had a first-round bye.Also, Razvan Sabau of Romania beat Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan 6-3, 6-4 for his third win this year. (AP)



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