series of ATP tournaments were marked by ups and
downs for Armenian tennis players.
American-Armenian Andre Agassi suffered 7-6(6),
4-6, 1-6 defeat in the first round of "Franklin
Templeton Tennis Classic" International Series
Tournament from Thomas Enqvist of Sweden.
Agassi, whose record was 12 wins and 0 losses
this year, met with Enqvist eight times during
his professional career and always beat him. This
time No. 1 lost to No. 100.
David Nalbandian (seeded 3) of Argentina continues
his road toward victory at the same competition.
Playing on the hard court surface of Scottsdale,
Arizona he beat his country mate Agustin Calleri
(ranked 15) in the first round 7-6 (3), 6-3 ranked
and reached the next round, where he will be playing
against another Argentinean Franco Squillari (current
Sargis Sargsyan of Yerevan scored a first round
victory, 7-5, 6-2, over number two seed Guillermo
Coria from Argentina in competition in Delray
In the second round Sargsyan will play Vladimir
Voltchkov of Belarus, ranked 57.