Miller of Santa Ana Scores Upset in Tennis
Craig Miller of Santa Ana, defeated second-seeded Evan Ratner of Smithtown, N.Y., 2-6, 6-2, 7-6, in the first round of men’s singles play Tuesday night in the Columbus, Ind., Tennis Classic.
In another upset, Troy Turnbull of New Zealand defeated Mark Wilder of Mobile, Ala., 7-6, 7-6. Wilder was seeded sixth.
Top-seeded Richard Schmidt of Madison, Wis., defeated Dave Klembith of Malibu, 6-4, 7-5, and third-seeded Scott Melville of San Marino beat Ron Woodbridge of Australia, 6-1, 6-3.
Fourth-seeded John Carras of Midland, Mich., defeated John Losito of Aurora, Ill., 7-5, 7-5, and fifth-seeded Kent Kinnear of Greenwood, Ind., beat Drew Denny of Santa Ana, 6-1, 6-2.
The second round of men’s singles will begin today before the first round of men’s doubles.