Davydenko, Murray win in Qatar

Jan. 1, 2008 at 8:37 PM
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DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Russian Nikolay Davydenko and third-seeded Brit Andy Murray won but second-seeded Tommy Robredo lost Tuesday at the Qatar Open.

Davydenko, ranked fourth in the world, beat German Benedikt Dorsch 6-3, 6-0 and Murray beat Belgian Olivier Rochus 6-0, 6-2. Murray was last year's Doha runner-up to Croat Ivan Ljubicic.

Davydenko next plays Frenchman Fabrice Santoro and Murray will meet German Rainer Schuettler.

Robredo was upset by Argentine Agustin Calleri 6-4, 6-4.

In another upset, Belgian Christophe Rochus defeated 6-foot-10 Croat Ivo Karlovic, the fifth seed, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2.

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