Tennis: USA’s Sock first seed to be eliminated from Olympics

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Jack Sock has the misfortune of his first Olympic match being a first for this year’s Games.

The American, 23, was ousted  by Taro Daniel of Japan 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of men’s singles in Rio on Saturday.

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Sock is ranked No. 25 in the world, almost 100 spots higher than victorious Daniel.

Daniel moves on to face Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund in the second round.