Rus News Journal

Andreys in Petersburg has lost in the first circle

In the second day St. Petersburg Open the Russian team has had at once two losses: have left tournament Michael Elgin and Igor Andreev.
Porazhenie Elgina could be predicted. Certainly, Frenchman Mikael Llodra - it is far not Roger Federer, but Elgin occupies in qualification at present, according to official site ATR, 807 - e a place so to be surprised to its defeat hardly costs.
In each of sets Elgin has won on two games, and on it its participation in tournament has ended.
and here Igor Andreeva`s defeat became unexpectedness. He has successfully enough played on the Kremlin Cup, and in general this season spends very much and very adequately. And, at all respect for Zhilju Muller, in the second circle should to leave.
But, probably, by the season end, the most difficult while in career, Andreys has got a bit tired. He has won the first set 6 - 4, but then has broken. In the second it in general has flied 1 - 6, and in solving resisted till last moment, but all - taki has lost the giving in an ending of game and as a result has conceded 5 - 7.
From results of other matches it is necessary to allocate Greg Rusedski`s victory over the main thing the tennis patriot Russia Swiss Mark Rosse. The Englishman has won with account 6 - 4 6 - 3.
Already in the first circle Slovak Dominik Hrbaty, with account 4 - 6 2 - 6 Karlovichu which have conceded Iwo from Croatia has lost. Mikael Llodra (France) - Michael Elgin (Russia) 6 - 2 6 - 2
Greg Rusedski (Great Britain) - Mark Rosse (Switzerland) 6 - 4 6 - 3
Alex Korretha (Spain) - the Floor - Anri Mate (France) 6 - 4 6 - 2
Iwo Karlovich (Croatia) - Dominik Hrbaty (Slovakia) 7 - 6 5 - 7 6 - 4
Zhil Muller (Luxembourg) - Igor Andreev (Russia) 4 - 6 6 - 1 7 - 5

Maxim Mirnyj (Belarus) - Rikardo Mello (Brazil) 7 - 5 7 - 6
Karol Bek (Slovakia) - Irzhi Vanek (Czechia) 6 - 3 6 - 2