Baghdatis comes out of layoff and falls flat at Chennai
CHENNAI, India -- Top-seeded Rafael Nadal beat Mathieu Montcourt 6-2, 6-4 Tuesday in the first round of the Chennai Open, and second-seeded Marcos Baghdatis lost to Robin Haase 6-3, 6-4.
Nadal regretted Baghdatis' early exit.
"His defeat takes something out of the tournament," the Spaniard said.
Baghdatis, ranked 16th, made several unforced errors against his
114th-ranked Dutch opponent and dropped service early in both sets.
Haase was tested only in the 10th game of ...
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