Florian Mayer beats James Blake
METZ, France -- Fourth-seeded Florian Mayer of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open, beating James Blake 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday.
Mayer broke the American in the ninth game of the deciding set and served out for the victory. He will next meet fifth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy or Frenchman Vincent Millot.
Seppi reached the second round with a 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4 win over Croatia's Ivan Dodig in a scrappy match which saw 14 breaks of serve overall.
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