Melzer shock exit from Winston Open

Jurgen Melzer suffered a shock defeat at the Winston-Salem Open when beaten by Russia's Igor Andreev. The Russian worried Melzer with his serve all through as he won 7-5 6-3.Australia's former world number Lleyton Hewitt was eliminated in the first round with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) loss to Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic."He's the main name player I've beaten," Kavcic said.

"I just tried to attack a little bit with my forehand and I think I need to do that a little more."Hewitt, 30, who has missed the last five weeks while recovering from a foot injury, said: "He doesn't have any clear weaknesses out there."His serve is a slight irregular at times but some of the break-point chances I did get he came up with some good first serves."

Marcos Baghdatis capitalized on all five of his break points as he claimed a 7-5 6-1 success against Ryan Sweeting. Victory brought to an end a three-match winless line for the 26-year-old.Luxembourg's Gilles Muller fired 26 aces in his first-round match against Kei Nishikori, but was still edged out by the Japanese qualifier 1-6 6-4 7-6(7/5) after two hours and 12 minutes.

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