Fifth-seeded Jim Courier lost his opening match in tennis’ RCA Championships for the second straight year, falling to unseeded Jerome Golmard 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 7-6 (7-1).
Golmard, a Frenchman ranked 130th in the world, entered the tournament when another player withdrew.
Top-seeded Pete Sampras advanced to the third round, beating Vince Spadea 7-5, 6-4.
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