[Yahoo] Novak cruises at Shanghai Open

Rusty Backhand
09-29-2004, 11:31 AM
Jiri Novak advanced to the second round of the Shanghai Open on Wednesday, eliminating Taiwan's Lu Yen-hsun, 6-2, 6-2. Finland's Jarkko Nieminen, the tournament's sixth seed, had a tougher time, going three sets against Germany's Bjorn Phau before winning 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. In other matches at the Xian Xia Tennis Center, Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia-Montenegro defeated Jon Van Lottum of the Netherlands,...