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

Rusty Backhand
04-11-2006, 05:01 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. Later, Albert Montanes of Spain took advantage of erratic play by third-seeded Robby Ginepri for a 6-4, 6-4 victory in another first-round match.