Legg Mason Tennis Classic Results: James Blake Among Those Advancing On Monday

The first day of the 2011 Legg Mason Tennis Classic is in the books. The men advancing in singles play on Day 1 include American James Blake, who easily coasted past Tatsuma Ito, 6-3, 6-3, on the main stadium court. Blake advances to face No. 8 seed and defending champion David Nalbandian.

Here are the other results from Day 1 from the Fitzgerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park.

  • Radek Stepanek def Phillip Petzschner, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-0. Stepanek now faces Wayne Odesnik.
  • Donald Young def Artem Sitak, 6-0, 6-3. Young now faces Jurgen Melzer.
  • Igor Kunitsyn def Gillen Muller, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5). Kunitsyn now faces Jarkko Nieminen.
  • Chris Guccione def Alejandro Falla, 7-6, 6-3. Guccione now faces Kevin Anderson
  • Michael Russell def Ivo Karlovic, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Russell now faces Xavier Malisse.
  • Marinko Matosevic def Richard Berankis, 6-3, 6-1. Matosevic now faces Fernando Verdasco.
  • Matthew Ebden def Rajeev Ram, 6-1, 3-2 (Ret.). Ebden now faces Nikolay Davydenko.

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