[Yahoo] Fifth-seed Haas advances at Clay Court (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-11-2006, 02:46 AM
Fifth-seeded Tommy Haas started fast and then had to push hard in the second set before beating Oscar Hernandez 6-1, 6-4 Monday night in the first round of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships. Third-seeded Robby Ginepri played Albert Monotones in a later first-round match. Haas, who won the title here in 2004, breezed through the first set in 25 minutes before Hernandez stepped up in the second...