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Kunitsyn has forced Davydenko to be fidgety


Already in the first circle of the Open championship of St.-Petersburg two Russian tennis players, Nikolay Davydenko and Igor Kunitsyn have converged.

it is natural, Davydenko was the favourite of this match: all - taki Kunitsyn though has reached the second circle on the Kremlin Cup, while size in tennis not too big. Davydenko the Kremlin Cup has won and intends to continue a series of victories on native courts.


however Kunitsyn managed to move in the first set with account 4 - 0. However, then it has become nervous, and Davydenko could win six games successively, and with them and a set.

in the second set Kunitsyn could win back two matchballs in the tenth game at account 4 - 5, has made a break and has restored balance. He even has won thaw - a break and has evened up scores on sets, but in the third party all - taki has lost.

Marat Safin, posejannyj at the first number will be the main favourite of tournament. However, on the Kremlin Cup it too was the first number of crops
Radek Stepanek (Czechia) - David Ferrer (Spain, 6) 6 - 3 6 - 2

Siril Solne (France) - Alberto Martin (Spain) 6 - 0 6 - 1

Zhjulen Benneto (France) - Arno Kleman (France) 6 - 4 1 - 6 6 - 4

Nikolay Davydenko (Russia, 5) - Igor Kunitsyn (Russia) 6 - 4 6 - 7 (5 - 7) 6 - 4


Mardi Fish (the USA, 3) - Jan Hernih (Czechia) 6 - 2 6 - 4