Blake wraps up rain-delayed win

Reuters - Thu, 25 Feb 07:46:00 2010

American James Blake quickly finished off his rain-delayed first round match with Taylor Dent 6-1 3-6 6-3 at the Delray Beach International.

TENNIS 2009 Hopman Cup James Blake - 0

The seventh seed was one game away from winning a day earlier when the match was halted due to rain. He took less than a minute to wrap it up on Wednesday.

"That was quick," Blake said. "It's a different situation than you're used to when getting ready for a match."

A two-time finalist of the event, Blake moves on to face Robin Haase in the second round.

In other action, Argentina's Leonardo Mayer upset sixth seed Florian Mayer 6-4 7-6.


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