Two seeds fall at HOF

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - THE SECOND PAGE -

Kon­stantin Kravchuk and Frank Dance­vic each up­set a ranked op­po­nent Tues­day in the first round of the Hall of Fame Ten­nis Cham­pi­onships in New­port, R.I. Kravchuk beat No. 5 seed Vic­tor Estrella Bur­gos 6-4, 6-4, and Dance­vic elim­i­nated No. 7 Ten­nys Sand­gren 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2. Sand­gren and top-ranked John Is­ner were the only seeded Amer­i­cans in the field. Is­ner will play Sam Groth, who faced match point and ral­lied past Amer­i­can qual­i­fier Austin Kra­jicek 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2), 6-3. Groth had 23 aces and 13 dou­ble faults.

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