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Lleyton Hewitt wins Atlanta opener

Updated: July 24, 2013, 1:45 AM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Lleyton Hewitt began warming up Tuesday for the hardcourts of the U.S Open with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Eduoard Roger-Vasselin in the first round of a rain-soaked Atlanta Open.

The seventh-seeded Hewitt, who was runner-up two weeks ago on grass in Newport, R.I., was one of three seeded players to finish his match before a pair of evening rain delays. Play eventually was suspended until Wednesday.

Yen-Hsun Lu, the No. 5 seed from Taipei, beat qualifier Kevin King 6-3, 7-5; and ...

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