Posted: Wed February 12, 2014 1:25AM; Updated: Wed February 12, 2014 1:25AM

Igor Sijsling upsets Mikhail Youzhny in first round of ABN Amro

Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
Igor Sijsling, a wild card, served nine aces to nil against seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny, the 2007 champion and 2010 runner-up.
Igor Sijsling, a wild card, served nine aces to nil against seventh-seeded Mikhail Youzhny, the 2007 champion and 2010 runner-up.
Koen van Weel/AFP/Getty Images

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) - Hometown favorite Igor Sijsling has upset Russia's Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the ABN Amro.

Sijsling, a wild card, served nine aces to nil against seventh-seeded Youzhny, the 2007 champion and 2010 runner-up, on Tuesday. Sijsling saved the only break point he faced from Youzhny, who is off to a 1-4 win-loss start this year.

Defending champion Juan Martin del Potro and Wimbledon winner Andy Murray make their first appearances on Wednesday.

SI Videos
Videos from the Web
 
SI.com
Hot Topics: NBA Draft Yasiel Puig NHL Playoffs NBA Playoffs Mark Cuban Jabari Parker
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint