Winston-Salem: Eighth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis defeated American Ryan Sweeting 7-5, 6-1 on Monday in the second round at the Winston-Salem Open.
Baghdatis was the first seeded player to take the court at the final men's warmup tournament before the U.S. Open. The 16 seeded players, including No. 1-seeded Andy Roddick, received first-round byes.
"I was able to find a solution to get by and win. That's the most important thing," Baghdatis said.