Kafelnikov Advances at Tashkent
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP) _ Top-seeded Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia and No. 2 seed Tim Henman of Britain easily advanced to the round of 16 Tuesday at the $500,000 President’s Cup.
Kafelnikov, ranked 11th in the world, defeated Martin Sinner of Germany 6-4, 6-2. Henman, ranked 13th, beat Nir Welgreen of Israel 6-1, 6-4.
Marc Rosset of Switzerland, seeded fifth and ranked 47th, downed Tuomas Ketola of Finland 7-6 (10-8), 7-5.
Cedric Pioline of France, seeded third, topped Vadim Kutsenko of Uzbekistan, 6-3, 6-3.