SOPOT, Poland -- Seventh-seeded Florian Mayer routed Olivier
Patience 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the
The 23-year-old German -- a finalist at last year's tournament --
needed only 48 minutes to eliminate the 27-year-old Frenchman at
the Sopot Tennis Club.
In other second-round action from the clay-court event, Jose
Acasuso beat Sergio Roitman 6-4, 6-4; Igor Andreev downed Michal
Przysiezny 7-5, 6-4; and Gilles Simon defeated Boris Pashanski 6-4,
Mayer will face Acasuso, and Andreev takes on Simon in the quarterfinals.