NEWPORT, R.I. -- Second-seeded Vince Spadea advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships by beating Paul Capdeville, 6-3, 7-5, in the second round yesterday.
The 32-year-old Spadea, a 2005 finalist on the Hall of Fame's grass courts, had his serve broken in the first game, but broke back in the fourth and took control of the first set by breaking in the sixth.
Spadea, in his 15th season on tour, also struggled with his serve in the second set, being broken in the fourth and 10th games. But he broke Capdeville in the third, fifth, and 11th.
In the final opening-round match, No. 4 seed Fabrice Santoro dominated Alexander Peya, 6-4, 6-1.
In other second-round play, Dick Norman ousted No. 8 seed Michael Berrer, 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (8-6); Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi outlasted Nathan Healey, 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-4; and Wesley Moodie beat Roko Karanusic, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.