Matosevic, Przysiezny first-round losers in Memphis


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Memphis, TN ( - Fifth seed Marinko Matosevic and seventh seed Michal Przysiezny came up opening-round losers Monday at the U.S. National Indoor Championships.

Czech Jiri Vesely upended the Australian Matosevic 6-3, 6-2 at The Racquet Club of Memphis.

Poland's Przysiezny took the first set, but then dropped the next two in a 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 loss to American Michael Russell.

The only other match of the day saw American Tim Smyczek take a 6-7, (5-7), 6-4, 6-3 victory over Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios.

This week's top seed is reigning champion Kei Nishikori, who beat this week's second seed, Feliciano Lopez, in last year's Memphis finale.

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