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Andreev, Canas, Vliegen advance

7/7/2008 - Tennis

GSTAAD, Switzerland -- Igor Andreev beat Marcos Daniel of Brazil 6-4, 7-5 in an opening-round match at the Swiss Open on Monday.

Andreev, the 2004 runner-up here, broke Daniel once in each set.

The only other seed in action, No. 8 Guillermo Canas, overcame Ivo Minar of the Czech Republic 7-6 (9), 6-3.

Canas lined up a second-round match with Kristof Vliegen of Belgium, who defeated Martin Vassallo Arguello of Argentina 6-3, 6-4.

The tournament top seed is 10th-ranked Stanislas Wawrinka, who will face fellow Swiss Robin Roshardt or Stephane Bohli, who meet Tuesday.