Davydenko had a 91 percent first-serve rate and converted seven
of 13 break-point chances to rout German qualifier Benedikt Dorsch
Robredo was broken twice in the first set and was upset 6-4, 6-4
by Argentina's Agustin Calleri 6-4, 6-4, evening the series between
Karlovich had 16 aces but failed to convert any of four break
chances and also was ousted, 7-6 (2), 6-2 by Belgium's
Other seeds fared better. No. 3 Andy Murray of Britain, last
year's runner-up, converted 11 of 17 break-point opportunities and
beat Olivier Rochus 6-0, 6-2, while eighth-seeded Dmitry Tursunov
defeated Spain's Albert Montanes 6-2, 7-5.
It was the third straight year Rochus has failed to
advance past the first round of the $1.05 million event.