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Greg Jones upsets Jurgen Melzer

Updated: January 8, 2013, 6:36 AM ET
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Australian qualifier Greg Jones upset sixth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria 7-6 (7), 6-2 Tuesday in the first round of the Heineken Open for his first ATP victory.

The 373rd-ranked Jones matched the 29th-ranked Melzer shot for shot in a first set that contained no breaks of serve. He rallied from 6-4 down in the tiebreaker before closing out the second set in only 30 minutes, belying a ranking that had slumped from 187th.

"It's a pretty good feeling," ...

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