NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 29: Taylor Fritz of the United States serves to Jack Sock of the United States during his first round Men's Singles match on Day One of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2016 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Fritz Saves Three Match Points to Beat No. 8 Seed Lu in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Taylor Fritz saved three match points in a third-set tiebreaker to beat No. 8 seed Yen-Hsun Lu 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) on Tuesday night in the first round of the Memphis Open.

Fritz, the runner-up in this event last year, won without ever breaking Lu's serve.

Earlier Tuesday, qualifier Darian King defeated No. 5 seed Bernard Tomic 6-4, 6-4. King, ranked 140th in the world, dropped just 12 points in 10 service games against the 32nd-ranked Tomic.

Other winners Tuesday included No. 7 seed Steve Darcis, Ryan Harrison, Matthew Ebden and Tim Smyczek.

Harrison won 6-3, 7-5 over Konstantin Kravchuk to advance to a second-round matchup with No. 3 seed Sam Querrey. Darcis won 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 over Radu Albot. Smyczek beat Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.

Ebden rallied from a break down in each of the last two sets to beat Peter Polansky 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-1.

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