[Yahoo] Davydenko advances at St. Poelten (AP)

Rusty Backhand
05-16-2005, 09:16 PM
Top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko beat Michal Mertinak 6-3, 6-2 Monday, while Argentina's Jose Acasuso ousted No. 3 Igor Andreev in the first round of the BTM Power Grand Prix. The 38th-ranked Andreev won the first set, but Acasuso rallied to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 and earn a second-round match with Spain's Nicolas Almagro.