Sarkisyan gutting out a victory earlier this year..
Sargis Sargsyan was ousted in the second round of the International
Series TD Waterhouse Cup in Long Island, New York Thursday by Paradorn Srichapan
of Thailand (3-6, 4-6).
Sargsyan started the tournament successfully with
a 7-5, 6-2 victory in the first round over Alex Corretja from Spain.
single victory was worth $6,225 and three race points, bringing Sargsyan's total
to 108, which puts him in 49th place in ATP standings after 20 tournaments.
pros of Armenian ancestry, David Nalbandian (Argentina) and Andre Agassi (U.S.)
took some time off from competition before Monday's start of the US Open, the
season's final Grand Slam.
After starting the year at No. 1, Agassi has
dropped to No. 5 (515 points) as a result of competition in 15 tournaments.
competed in 16 tournaments, Nalbandian is now rated No. 8 (268 points).
Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria scored a first-round victory
in New Haven, Connecticutt over Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand (5-7, 6-4, 6-4).
lost in the second round to Magui Serna of Spain (6-7, 3-6).
No. 11 in WTA standings (1734 points).
Marie-Gayaneh Mikaelian of Switzerland
is in 34th place (899 points).
Shirak is playing its UEFA Cup qualification
round against Danish Farum FC Nordsjaelland while Banants will meet with Israeli
club Hapoel Tel-Aviv FC.