No. 2 seed Denis Istomin upset

Updated: September 19, 2012, 12:22 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Second-seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan was eliminated in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open, losing to Lukasz Kubot of Poland 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday.

Eighth-seeded Jurgen Zopp of Estonia advanced to the second round when Russian qualifier Andrey Kumantsov, trailing 6-3, 5-3, retired because of dizziness.

Igor Andreev of Russia, who was scheduled to face Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine, withdrew because of a right shoulder injury. On Friday, ...

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