Lleyton Hewitt, the former top-ranked player looking for his first singles title in nearly three years, reached the second round of the SAP Open with a 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory over Blaz Kavcic on Tuesday.
James Blake, once ranked as high as No. 4 in the world, takes on Robby Ginepri, formerly ranked as high as No. 15, in Friday's marquee semifinal of the Challenge of Dallas tennis tournament at T Bar M Racquet Club.
Top-seed John Isner, playing for the first time since helping the U.S. defeat Switzerland in Davis Cup, defeated Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4) in the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships on Tuesday.