[Yahoo] Top-seeded Davydenko loses at Valencia (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-11-2006, 05:46 PM
Top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko of Russia lost in the first round of the Valencia Open on Tuesday, beaten by Jan Hernych of the Czech Republic 7-5, 7-5. Hernych, ranked 85th, beat an opponent who is ranked No. 6 and reached the French Open semifinals last year. Hernych will next face Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain.