Two seeds advance at Raiffeisen Grand Prix

May 16, 2004 at 4:38 PM

ST. POLTEN, Austria, May 16 (UPI) -- David Sanchez of Spain and Filippo Volandri of Italy advanced Sunday to the second round of the International Raiffeisen Grand Prix.

Fifth-seeded Swede Joachim Johansson was ousted.

Sanchez defeated American Jan-Michael Gambill, 6-3, 6-4, and Volandri beat Czech Tomas Berdych, 6-3, 6-1. Russian Igor Andreev eliminated Johansson, 6-2, 7-6 (7-2).

Austrian Daniel Koellerer rallied past Italy's Davide Sanguinetti, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, for his first career ATP Tour match win.

Also, Victor Hanescu of Romania blitzed German Alexander Popp, 6-4, 6-2, and Raemon Sluiter of the Netherlands got past Tomas Zib of the Czech Republic, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.

Monday, top seed Andre Agassi of the United States makes his claycourt debut, a week away from the start of the French Open.

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