Although Donald Young went down on Monday in Atlanta, another local had more success in. Robby Ginepri teamed up with Ryan Harrison to outlast Ken Skupski and Neal Skupski 4-6, 6-3, 11-9 in the doubles first round.
Wimbledon doubles champion Vasek Pospisil will be making his Atlanta singles debut on Wednesday against Illya Marchenko. Sam Querrey and Dudi Sela are also bidding for a place in the quarterfinals.
The U.S. Open Series begins this week in Atlanta, where No. 1 seed and defending champion John Isner will kick off what is always his favorite time of year. Richard Gasquet withdrew, but fellow Frenchman Gael Monfils will be making his debut at the 250-point hard-court event.