Moya Advances to Quarterfinals
UMAG, Croatia (AP) _ Top-seeded Carlos Moya of Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of Croatia Open by defeating Ville Liukko of Finland, 6-4, 6-4 Thursday.
But second-seeded Felix Mantilla was upset by fellow Spaniard Albert Portas, who is ranked 87th in the world, 6-4, 6-4.
Moya, who won the Umag tournament in 1997, will play Magnus Norman of Sweden in the quarterfinals on Friday. Norman, seeded eighth, defeated Guillermo Canas of Argentina 6-4, 6-3.
Agustin Calleri of Argentina also advanced, ousting Borut Urh of Slovenia 6-0, 6-1. The winner next will face Portas.