Sargis Sargsyan is successfully performing at
St. Petersburg Open International Series Tournament
taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia through
Playing on the indoor carpet, the Yerevan native
reached the quarterfinals after easily beating
Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2
and Igor Andreev of Russia by the same score.
Sargsyan was to meet German Lars Burgsmuller
in quarterfinal action today.
Meanwhile David Nalbandian is taking part at
another International Series Tournament, the Davidoff
Swiss Indoors taking place in Basel, Switzerland,
also finishing this weekend.
Like Sargsyan, Nalbandian (seeded 4) playing
on indoor carpet surface reached quarterfinals.
In first round the Argentinean of Armenian heritage
beat Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo from Spain, 6-4, 6-0.
In second round he won 4-1, (walk over) over French
tennis player Arnaud Clont.
In quarterfinals Nalbandian will meet with strong
UK player Tim Henman.
In 2002 Nalbandian won the Davidoff Swiss Indoors
and claimed his second title of last year.