Agassi's win of the Australian Open puts him at
the lead of the new ATP Championships race with
200 points and $657,000.
But the tournament also improved the standing
of lesser known David Nalbandian (of Argentina)
who is now ninth in the ATP race with 51 points
(and $82,000 earning).
And Yerevan's Sargis Sargsyan made a 13 position
leap going from 31 to 18 after reaching the Round
of 16. Sargsyan has 38 points and has earned $41,000.
In women's tennis Bulgarian-Armenian Magdalena
Maleeva reached the third round of Australian
open, where she suffered defeat from Russian tennis
player Yelena Bovina 5-7, 6-4, 5-7. Maleeva is
now 14th in WTA rankings.
After losing in the first round of the Australian
Open Marie-Gayaneh Mikaelyan of Switzerland remains
at 36th place.
Figure Skating (European Championships 2003)
The European Figure Skating Championships finished
last Sunday in Malmo, Sweden.
Armenia's sole entry Aramais Grigoryan finished
last out of 30 competitors in Men's Singles. Grigoryan
decided against skating in the Free Skate part
of the two-performance program after finishing
last in the Short Program.