No go for Soeda at San Jose

Eighth seed Xavier Malisse needed three sets to get the better of Go Soeda in the first round of the San Jose Open.

The Belgian took the first set 6-4 but lost the next 6-3, before taking the match 6-3 in the decider.

In the day's other match, Jesse Levine had an easier time of it against Bradley Klahn, seeing the American off 7-5 6-2.