Sign in to comment!



Llodra ousts Tipsarevic in France

Second seed Janko Tipsarevic lost to French crowd favorite Michael Llodra in Thursday's second-round action at the Open Sud de France tennis event.

The left-handed Llodra took out the Serbian star Tipsarevic 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) on the indoor hardcourts at Montpellier's Park & Suites Arena. Llodra was a runner-up at this event in 2009 when it was held in Lyon.

Meanwhile, fourth-seeded Frenchman Gilles Simon avoided an upset by handling Spanish qualifier Arnau Brugues-Davi 7-6 (7-5), 6-2. Simon will battle eighth- seeded rising fellow Frenchman Benoit Paire in Friday's quarterfinals.

Also on Day 3, Czech Jan Hajek bounced seventh-seeded Serb Viktor Troicki 6-0, 4-2, retired, and Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky overcame Japan's Tatsuma Ito 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). Hajek's quarterfinal opponent will be Llodra, while Stakhovsky will face Finnish veteran Jarkko Nieminen in the round of eight.

See the latest updates on the hottest midterm races from Fox News

Full Elections Coverage →

Keep up with all the 2014 races in

Coverage →