04/23 14:03 CDT Bucharest defending champ Rosol reaches quarters
Bucharest defending champ Rosol reaches quarters
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) --- Defending champion Lukas Rosol reached the Nastase
Tiriac Trophy quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over eighth-seeded Jarkko
Nieminen of Finland on Wednesday.
The Czech saved seven of the eight break points he faced on the clay at BNR
Home favorite Victor Hanescu failed to advance, though, as fourth-seeded Gilles
Simon of France rallied from a set down to win 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
In other matches, top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria defeated Jiri Vesely
of the Czech Republic 7-6 (5), 6-2, while Ukraine's Sergiy Stakovsky downed
Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a match lasting 2 hours, 21