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Mayer wins 6-1, 6-1 to move into quarters

8/1/2007 - Tennis

SOPOT, Poland -- Seventh-seeded Florian Mayer routed Olivier
Patience 6-1, 6-1 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the
Prokom Open.


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,
4-6, 6-3.

Mayer will face Acasuso, and Andreev takes on Simon in the quarterfinals.

On Thursday, top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko and second-seeded
Tommy Robredo play in second-round matches.