Remaining Seeds Advance in Vienna
VIENNA, Austria (AP) _ Hometown favorite Sefan Koubek was ousted in straight sets by Frenchman Cedric Pioline in the quarterfinals Friday at the CA Trophy tournament.
It took eighth-seeded Pioline slightly more than one hour to win 6-3, 6-3. Pioline will play Tommy Haas, the Olympic silver medalist in Sydney who beat Frenchman Jerome Golmard 2-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Roger Federer also qualified for semifinal play. The 19-year-old Swiss, fourth in the Sydney Olympics, defeated former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek 6-4, 6-3.
Federer will play sixth-seeded Tim Henman of Great Britain, who defeated Spain’s Fernando Vicente 6-4, 7-6 (3).