Wednesday October 19th, 2011

So far, so good for James Blake in his first Tour-level event since the U.S. Open. The American defeated Olivier Rochus 7-6 (6), 6-3 in the first round of the Stockholm Open and plays second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro next.

Meanwhile, Mardy Fish is in the States trying to ensure that Blake's prize money will go directly toward his cell phone bill. Have fun with that, James.

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