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Top-seeded Querrey ousted by Smyczek in Newport

Updated: July 9, 2013, 7:46 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Beating one of his country's top players and the tournament's No. 1 seed meant a lot to Tim Smyczek.

Smyczek defeated fellow American Sam Querrey in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships 6-4, 7-6 (8) on Tuesday on Newport's grass courts.

"I think it's the first time I've ever beaten a No. 1 seed at a tournament. It's definitely a big deal for me," he said. "It was pretty neat to play Sam, who's been one of the top Americans for a long time, somebody ...

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