It was a tough day for the boys in Tokyo but in the end the top seeds got it done. Daveed, Gonzo, A-Rod, and Jo all needed three sets to dispatch of their challengers. Check out A-Rod's win over Ivo Minar: 76(11) 67(4) 76(2). Andy fired 37 aces for the match.
And you know what happens when the magic number 37 comes up in any part of my life? This clip automatically cues up in my head (NSFW):
There were a few upsets. Querrey California flew all the way to Japan for nothing, losing in two to fellow American Delic. And the tournament took a Hottie Hit when homeboy Suzuki took out Simone Bolleli in three sets.
Here's the order of play for tomorrow. Matches of note:
Reeshard vs. Special Kei
Melzer vs. A-Rod
Jo vs. Troiki
Disco Tommy vs. Big Berd