Vladimir Obradovic takes sole possession of first place after successfully qualifying for the third time in a row in a US futures event. He is one match ahead of Justin Natale.
Roger Federer took an unexpected loss in his opening match at Indian Wells for his first loss of the year. It breaks a streak of 41 in a row! So he drops to 3rd and Eric Prodon is now joined by Takao Suzuki who played in his first tournament of the year in Kyoto and won it. They have perfect records of 5-0. Michael Russell has won his first two matches at Indian Wells (results are counted through the second round) and comes in 4th with a 20-2 record. Peter Polansky took another futures title to improve his record to 26-3.