The defending champion, Jaime Yzaga of Peru, also lost, in three sets to Aaron Krickstein, but the second seed, Boris Becker, went through after dropping a set against the Australian qualifier, Sandon Stolle.
Ivanisevic was fined dollars 1,500 ( pounds 1,000) for swearing at a spectator, threw his racket to the ground and argued repeatedly with officials during his 7-6, 6-3 defeat by the unseeded American Richey Reneberg.
The Croatian world No 2 stormed off court at the end and appeared to spit on the ground. He then refused to appear at the post-match press conference, prompting an automatic dollars 1,000 fine.
'By the middle of the first set, I sensed he did not really have his mind on the match,' Reneberg said.Reuse content