CHARLESTON: Neha Uberoi served 11 aces and 12 double faults in beating fellow American Lisa Raymond 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the first round of the Family Circle Cup on Monday.

Davydenko upset

Jan Hernych posted the first upset of the tournament and one of the biggest wins of his career with a hard-fought 7-5, 7-5 win over top seed Nikolay Davydenko to advance to the second round of the IV Open de Tenis Comunidad Valenciana on Tuesday.

Important results:

At Houston (U.S. Men's Clay Court): First round: Jurgen Melzer bt Ivo Minar 7-6(7), 6-0; Tommy Haas bt Oscar Hernandez 6-1, 6-4; Tomas Behrend bt Razvan Sabau 7-5, 5-7, 7-5; Albert Montanes bt Robby Ginepri 6-4, 6-4.

At Valencia (ATP Open Comunidad Valenciana): First round: Boris Pashanski bt Albert Costa 3-6, 6-3, 6-4; Fernando Verdasco bt Alberto Martin 6-3, 6-4; Guillermo Garcia-Lopez bt Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3; Gaston Gaudio bt Raemon Sluiter 7-6(6), 7-6(3); Jan Hernych bt Nikolay Davydenko 7-5, 7-5; Thierry Ascione bt David Ferrer 7-6(1) retired.

At Charleston (WTA Family Circle Cup): First round: Neha Uberoi bt Lisa Raymond 6-3, 3-6, 6-1; Kristina Brandi bt Sofia Arvidsson 7-5, 6-3; Mara Santangelo bt Stephanie Foretz 6-2, 6-4; Vera Zvonareva bt Elena Vesnina 6-4, 5-7, 6-2; Antonella Serra Zanetti bt Maria Vento-Kabchi 4-6, 7-5, 6-4; Lucie Safarova bt Samantha Stosur 5-7, 6-1, 6-4; Karolina Sprem bt Kateryna Bondarenko 7-5, 6-4; Yuliana Fedak bt Conchita Martinez Granados 7-5, 6-3; Meilen Tu bt Amy Frazier 6-3, 6-4. Agencies.

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