[Yahoo] Mirnyi holds off Baker at Memphis (AP)

Rusty Backhand
02-15-2005, 05:31 AM
Eighth-seeded Max Mirnyi saved three match points and beat Brian Baker 7-6 (1), 6-7 (5), 7-6 (9) Monday to advance to the second round of the Morgan Keegan Championships. Sixth-seeded Mardy Fish also had trouble in the first round, needing three sets to get past former doubles partner James Blake 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (7).