First Posted: 5/23/2013
(AP) American Sam Querrey was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice on Thursday, losing to French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-1.
Roger-Vasselin broke the third-seeded Querrey twice in the final set to lead 5-1 before converting his first match point with a forehand winner.
Roger-Vasselin will play either Paul-Henri Mathieu or Albert Montanes.
The Nice Open is a warm-up tournament for the French Open, which starts Sunday.