Top-seeded Schalken ousted at Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Igor Andreev eliminated top seed and last year's finalist Sjeng Schalken of the Netherlands, 6-3, 6-1, Monday in the $2.2 million Kremlin Cup.

Hernandez reaches second round

PALERMO, , Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Oscar Hernandez, a three-time winner on the Challenger Tour this year, upset David Sanchez Wednesday at the International Championships of Sicily.
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Igor Andreev
American Andy Roddick hits a backhand during his first round match against Russian Igor Andreev at the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris on May 29, 2007. Roddick, the number 3 seed, lost the match to the unseeded Andreev 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)

Igor Valerievich Andreev (Russian: Игорь Валерьевич Андреев; born 14 July 1983) is a Russian professional tennis player, born in Moscow.

Andreev made his ATP debut in September 2003 at Bucharest, Romania as a qualifier and defeated top seed Nikolay Davydenko 7–5, 6–7 (1), 6–0 in the first round, before losing in the next round to José Acasuso.

At the Moscow ATP tournament later the same month, Andreev defeated the top seed Sjeng Schalken in straight sets, 6–3, 6–1, and made his first ATP quarterfinal appearance, eventually losing to Paul-Henri Mathieu 6–2, 3–6, 5–7. He entered the St. Petersburg tournament in October 2003 as a wildcard, and defeated the number 4 seed Max Mirnyi 6–4, 7–6 (1), before losing to Sargis Sargsian in the second round.

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