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HOUSTON -- Former world No. Larry Ogunjobi Youth Jersey . 1 Lleyton Hewitt beat Canadas Peter Polansky 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in gusty conditions Tuesday to advance to the second round of the U.S. Mens Clay Court Championship. Also advancing were Americans Donald Young and Michael Russell. Young routed countryman Ryan Harrison 6-0, 6-1, and Houston-based Russell eliminated Spains Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-6 (2). Harrison was plagued by a back injury that later forced him to pull out of the doubles. Top-seeded John Isner, ranked a career-high ninth, begins his title defence Wednesday night against Germanys Dustin Brown. The 33-year-old Hewitt, who won the U.S. Open in 2001 and Wimbledon the following year, is current ranked 46th. He also won this tournament at River Oaks Country Club in 2009. Polansky, a Thornill, Ont. native who is ranked 135th, had already survived three qualifying matches to get into the main draw. Hewitt suggested that complicated things for him, as did the unpredictable winds. "Really tough conditions," the seventh-seeded Hewitt said. "Youre never going to play clean tennis out there. It was just a matter of finding a way to get through. Hed (won) three matches on these courts so obviously he was confident. In the end, I was just happy to get the win." Germanys Benjamin Becker beat Spains Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, but another Spaniard, Feliciano Lopez, fought off American qualifier Robbie Ginepri 7-5, 6-2. The fifth-seeded Lopez broke Ginepri when he was serving for the first set, turning the match in his favour. Also Tuesday, Steve Johnson, a two-time NCAA singles champion, ousted Dennis Kudla 6-3, 7-6 (4).Howard Wilson Youth Jersey . When New Zealand finally held on for an 8-7 win, France No. 8 Imanol Harinordoquy collapsed to the ground, having given every drop of energy he could muster, and lay prone as All Blacks danced around him in celebration. Few critics had given France any chance, but coach Marc Lievremonts team rallied from 8-0 down and came within one kick of taking the lead with 15 minutes remaining, only for flyhalf Francois Trinh-Ducs 49-meter effort to drift wide. DeShone Kizer Browns Jersey . -- Without Carey Price, the run for a first Stanley Cup in 21 years got steeper and longer for the Montreal Canadiens.Ill remember Week 2 of MLS 2014 for three horrific mistakes which led to a trio of critical goals that changed their respective games and condemned the guilty parties to that awful, "no-place-to-hide" feeling. Interestingly, the culprits were not rookies, but well paid, experienced pros. The first gaffe came in the 24th minute of arguably the biggest early season MLS game in history between Seattle and Toronto. Sounder newcomer Marco Pappa, (with over 100 MLS games, and 39 Guatemalan Caps to his name) attempted a back pass to one of his central defenders. It was woefully short, and instead fell to Jermain Defoe. The new Toronto DP, who had opened the scoring just seven minutes earlier, coolly slotted it home past Stefan Frei. Two-nil, game-winner, 38,000 plus glaring at Pappa...shoulders slumped, head down. Then on Sunday, with the Whitecaps trying to find their rhythm against a frustrating and unified Chivas USA team, another veteran produced an inexplicable brain cramp at the worst possible moment...the last minute before half time. Chivas had been reduced to 10 men after only 13 minutes via a dubious straight red to Agustin Pelletierie. The sending off galvanized Chivas, and further flustered Vancouver who not onnly failed to create a single first-half chance, they actually conceded more pressure and chances. DeShone Kizer Youth Jersey. Then, in that most critical period - the last five minutes of a half - one of the most experienced players on the park coughed up the ball.  Nigel Reo-Coker looked to the heavens while Erick Torres busted out his hopelessly awful robot dance...to the "delight" of the handful of friends and family in attendance. It was the Englishmans high-risk, no-reward ball that was snapped up by Mauro Rosales, and before you knew it the team with 10 men was leading.  As fate would have it, Reo-Cokers mistake would be cancelled out by another blunder, also from a player you would think might be immune to such a thing. Dani Fragoso, who has plied his trade in Spains lower divisions for 14 seasons, had been on for all of a minute before gifting the ball to Darren Mattocks in his own half. The Jamaican squared it right, and Kekuta Manneh squared the game. When rookies make crushing, result-changing mistakes, its usually the savvy pros who are first to offer consolation. But when its the veterans wearing the goat horns, the same kind of reassuring solace is harder to find in a quiet dressing room. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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