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Frenchman Santoro qualifies for the second round

Latest update : 2009-02-23

French player Fabrice Santoro has qualified for the Dubai Championships second round. He beat the Romanian Victor Hanescu in two sets on Monday (6-4, 6-2).

REUTERS - Dubai Championships men's singles first round results on Monday (prefix denotes seeding, * new result). * Fabrice Santoro (France) beat Victor Hanescu (Romania) 6-4 6-2 2-Andy Murray (Britain) beat Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 6-7(3) 6-3 5-3 (Stakhovsky retired) Teimuraz Gabashvili (Russia) beat Laurent Recouderc (France) 5-7 7-6(4) 6-3 4-David Ferrer (Spain) beat Ivan Ljubicic (Croatia) 3-6 6-2 6-1 Marco Chiudinelli (Switzerland) beat 7-Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(7) 5-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Janko Tipsarevic (Serbia) 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4

Date created : 2009-02-23

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