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Blake, Fish ousted in first round

Updated: April 7, 2009, 9:56 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Guillermo Canas of Argentina, ranked 113th in the world, completed a sweep of the top two seeds in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships Tuesday night with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over top-seeded James Blake.

Earlier, Germany's Bjorn Phau, ranked 77th, beat second-seeded Mardy Fish of the United States 6-3, 5-7, 6-3. It marked the first time since 2000 that the top two seeds in the Clay Court Championships failed to advance past the first round.

Canas, who had lost six straight ...

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