[Yahoo] Top-seeded Puerta falls in Romania (AP)

Rusty Backhand
09-16-2005, 06:16 PM
Top-seeded Mariano Puerta of Argentina was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the BCR Open, losing to last year's finalist Igor Andreev of Russia 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 on Friday. Third-seeded Andrei Pavel of Romania struggled to reach the semifinals, defeating Florian Mayer of Germany 7-5, 7-6. Another Romanian, fourth-seeded Victor Hanescu, eased past Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain 6-4, 6-4 to make the...