[Yahoo] Top-seeded Puerta loses in Poland (AP)

Rusty Backhand
08-02-2005, 05:16 PM
Top-seeded Mariano Puerta of Argentina lost to Jarkko Nieminen of Finland 6-4, 7-6 (1) Tuesday in the first round of the Idea Prokom Open. Puerta, who reached the French Open final this year, lost in the third round at the Generali Open last week. He also lost in the first round at Wimbledon despite being seeded 16th.