Marcos Baghdatis struggled to beat James Blake from the United States. The 32 seeded Cypriot was leading by two sets to love and leading in the third set three games to one and looked like he was going to coast through before Blake came back fighting to win the third set on a tie break and again the fourth set 6-4. The final set went to 3-3 before Baghdatis came alive and won the final set 6-4.
Result 6-4 6-2 6-7 4-6 6-4 to Marcos Baghdatis
Marcos now goes on to play Andreas Seppi of Italy in the second round.