[Yahoo] Romanians advance in Bucharest (AP)

Rusty Backhand
09-15-2005, 10:01 PM
Third-seeded Andrei Pavel and fourth-seeded Victor Hanescu won Thursday to reach the BCR Open quarterfinals, increasing the chance of a Romanian finally winning this tournament. A Romanian has not even reached the final in the tournament's 12 years. Pavel, a three-time tour winner, defeated Austrian qualifier Oliver Marach 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4.