Michael Russell upset seventh-seeded Donald Young in straight sets Tuesday in the first round of the $531,000 SAP Open.

Russell, 33, knocked off Young in just under 92 minutes with a 6-1, 7-6 (8-6) victory, taking a 2-1 lead in three all-time head-to-head meetings with his fellow American.

The 22-year-old Young forced only four break points, all in the second set, and converted just one of them.

Also on Tuesday, American wild card Robby Ginepri rolled to a 6-1, 6-2 win over Xavier Malisse of Belgium in just 56 minutes.

American qualifier Tim Smyczek battled but lost to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller, who needed three sets to wrap up a 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 win.

Other opening-round winners were qualifiers Dimitar Kutrovsky of Bulgaria and Denis Kudla of the U.S. and American Steven Johnson.

The top four seeds -- Gael Monfils, three-time San Jose winner Andy Roddick, reigning titlist Milos Raonic and 2009 champion Radek Stepanek -- all received byes into the second round. Monfils will meet Kutrovsky in the round of 16.

The 2012 SAP Open champion will earn $95,860.