SHANGHAI (Reuters) -On Monday American Andy Roddick, seeded No. 10, hardly reached the first round of the Shanghai Masters 1000 where he needed three sets to dispose of small Taiwanese Yen-Hsun Lu, 74th from global and qualifications.
Eventually won 6-2 3-6 6-2, former world number one will face the next round in bright Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.
First round results (number of seeded above the name):
10-Andy Roddick (EU) bt Yen-Hsun Lu (Tai) 6-2 3-6 6-2
Matthew Ebden (AUS) bt Pablo Andujar (Esp) 6-4 6-4
Grigor Dimitrov (Bul) bt Marsel Ilhan (Tur) 2-6 6-1 6-4
Bernard Tomic (Aus) bt Kevin Anderson (AFS) 7-6 (5) 6-7 (4) 6-3
David Nalbandian (Arg) bt Ernests Gulbis (Let) 7-5 6-4
Albert Montanes (Esp) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (Kaz) 6-2 5-7 7-6 (5)
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Esp) bt Somdev Devvarman (Ind) 6-4 6-3