Simon, Almagro advance in Palermo
Gilles Simon of France and Nicolas Almagro of Spain have moved into the second round of the Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia.
Updated: February 25, 2007 11:37 IST
Palermo:Third-seeded Gilles Simon of France and fourth-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain moved into the second round of the clay-court Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia on Tuesday. Simon defeated Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-0, 6-7 (6), 6-2; and Almagro topped Oliver Marach of Austria, 6-1, 6-4. Oscar Hernandez of Spain beat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-1, 6-1. In another match, Jan Hajek of the Czech Republic beat countryman Bohdan Ulihrach 6-3, 7-6 (2) with rain suspending the rest of the day's play.(AP)