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Quarterfinals set in Brazilian tennis

Feb. 14, 2008 at 10:38 PM

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Nicolas Almagro and Filippo Volandri posted easy wins Thursday to move into the quarterfinals of the Brasil Open.

Almagro, seeded second, coasted past Boris Pashanski 6-2, 6-3. Volandri was a 6-1, 6-2 winner over Guillermo Coria on the clay-court surface.

Almagro and Volandri will meet in the quarterfinals Friday.

In other second-round matches, Eduardo Schwank ousted Peter Luczak 6-2, 6-2, and Nicolas Lapentti downed Sebastian Decoud 6-1, 6-2.

Top-seeded Carlos Moya had already earned a quarterfinal berth and will meet Oscar Hernandez Friday. Fabio Fognini will take on Ivo Minar in the quarters.

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