James Blake of United States defeated Olivier Rochus of Belgium in the first round of the Stockholm Open with a scoreline 7-6 (6), 6-3.
Blake will now play against the second seed Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro.
World no.109 Tobias Kamke upset Tommy Robredo of Spain when he eliminated him in two straight sets 6-2, 6-3.
Other 1st round results:
Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) – Marius Copil (ROU) – 6-3, 7-6 (4)
Ivan Dodig (CRO) – Adrian Mannarino (FRA) – 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6)