Mark roared to a start today with a stunning upset win over Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 7-6 (7-0). Post-match mark said he was thrilled with his win and that it was a reward for his weeks of hard work. Alicia Molik also won her match against Petrova. In the mixed they lost 6-7 (6-8), 1-6. They next play France (Tatiana Golovin and Jerome Haehnel) on January 2nd. On a fashion-related note Mark it appears has been back to the tattoo parlor as his tattoo of Alexander the Great shows some new flames or other work surrounding as compared to his earlier one.