Tennis (Kremlin Cup)
Sargis Sargsyan of Yerevan, has advanced to the
quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup International
Series Tournament taking place from September
29 to October 5 in Moscow, Russia.
In the first round of the competition Sargsyan
beat Volandri Vilippo (unseeded) of Italy 6-1,
In the second round of the indoor tournament,
Sargsyan (unseeded) beat home country title holder
Yevgeny Kafelnikov (seeded 8) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
Sargsyan will face a hard task in the quarterfinals,
facing No.2 seed (and ATP No. 20), Agustin Calleri
For the present moment Sargsyan is ranked 49
in ATP standings.
Meanwhile Magdalena Maleeva (seeded 5) representing
Bulgaria suffered 4-6, 6-3, 5-7 defeat from Russia's
Dinara Safina in the first round of the tournament.
Greco-Roman Wrestling (48th World Championships)
Seven Armenian wrestlers began their participation
at the 48th World Greco-Roman Senior Championships
taking place in Creteil, near Paris, France.
The tournament will be taking place through the
weekend, with 70 participant countries.
The Armenian team is represented by: Roman Amoyan
(55 kg), Karen Mnatsakanyan (60 kg), Vaghinak
Galstyan (66 kg), Movses Karapetyan (74 kg), Levon
Geghamyan (84 kg), Arman Geghamyan (96kg) and
Haykaz Galstyan (120 kg).
According to the opinion of the team's coaches
Levon Julfalakyan and Samvel Gevorkyan, at least
two wrestlers of the team can pretend to the champion
title in their weight categories.