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Jarvis Greer

Top Seed Roddick One of Few Seeds Left at Racquet Club

A day of Upsets in the Regions Morgan-Keegan Championships and Cellular South Cup would be enough to put the scare in every highly seeded player anywhere near the Racquet Club of Memphis..

Such is so for Number One seed Andy Roddick..

The Worlds' third ranked player taking on his old high school basketball teammate on Stadium Court..

Roddick in the Red wins the first set 6-3, But Fish turns the tables in set Two, outlasting The U.S.A's leading Davis Cup Player 7-6...

but , Roddick survives a thriller with both of the last two sets going to a tie break, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6

Here are the Upsets on the Men's Side..

5th seed American James Blake falls to Belgian Kristof Vliegen in straight sets.

4th seed American Robbie Ginepri

is upset by

Dmitri Tirsunov of Russia

7-5, 7-6

Swede Robin Soderling crushed 2005 Memphis finalist and 7th seed Max Mirnyi 6-0, 6-1 to reach the second round.

The Women of the Cellular South Cup aren't immune to the upset Bug...

Top Seed Nicole Vaidisova, the World's 13th ranked player, is knocked off by fellow 16-year old Victoria Azarenka in 3-sets, 7-6, 2-6, 6-4.

Vaidisova was a semifinalist in Memphis last year.

Also, World No. 22 Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany, the CSC's second seed, is upset by American Shenay Perry. 7-6, 6-2.

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