Sam Querrey saved a match point in the second set before upsetting top-seeded Andy Murray.
Top seed and world number four Andy Murray won a curiously topsy-turvy encounter with Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-0, 1-6, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the LA Open.
American wildcard James Blake was all smiles after winning his first match since March with a crushing 6-1, 6-4 demolition of Argentina`s Leonardo Mayer at the LA Open on Tuesday.
American Sam Querrey shrugged off a nervous second set to clinch his second ATP title with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Australian qualifier Carsten Ball at the LA Open on Sunday.
Former world number two Tommy Haas paid tribute to Sam Querrey after the German was eliminated by the big-serving American in the LA Open semi-finals on Saturday.
A week after contemplating pulling out of the LA Open because of a back injury, Australian qualifier Carsten Ball eased into the tournament final with his seventh consecutive straight-sets win on Saturday.
Top-seeded German Tommy Haas survived a see-sawing opening set to beat Russian Marat Safin 7-6, 6-2 on Friday and book his place in the semi-finals of the LA Open.
In-form American Sam Querrey, a runner-up in his last two ATP events, upset fourth-seeded Israeli Dudi Sela 6-3, 7-5 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the LA Open.
Second-seeded American Mardy Fish survived a few anxious moments before scraping past Australian wildcard Chris Guccione 6-7, 7-6, 6-4.
Big-serving American John Isner continued his red-hot run at the LA Open with a commanding 6-3, 7-6 victory over Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the second round.
Eighth-seeded Russian Marat Safin was in early trouble against American Robby Ginepri before recovering to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
India`s Somdev Devvarman failed to make headway after reaching the main draw of the LA Tennis Open and lost to fifth-seeded Russian Igor Kunitsyn 5-7, 2-6 in the first round.
Big-serving American John Isner produced the first upset at the LA Open with a 7-6, 7-6 victory over seventh-seeded German Benjamin Becker in the opening round.
American Jesse Levine advanced to the second round with a 6-2, 6-3 win over compatriot Bobby Reynolds at the 700,000 dollar LA Open.
Somdev Devvarman and Prakash
Amritraj are one step away from making the singles` main draw
of the USD 630,500 ATP LA Open after advancing to the third
and final round of the qualifying event here.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai