Tursunov ousts Moya in straight sets in Open de Moselle quarters

Updated: October 3, 2008, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

METZ, France -- Fifth-seeded Dmitry Tursunov of Russia advanced to the Open de Moselle semifinals Friday, beating Spain's Carlos Moya 6-3, 6-3.

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Tursunov had nine aces and converted three of his 10 break points.

The Russian will face seventh-seeded Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic. Stepanek beat Argentina's Eduardo Schwank 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4.

In the other quarterfinals, fourth-seeded Paul-Henri Mathieu of France beat Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 7-6 (4), 6-3, and France's Adrian Mannarino topped countryman Marc Gicquel 6-4, 7-6 (3).


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