YES YES YES !!!!!!! HE WON!!!!!!
In the second match of the day, Igor Andreev (RUS) dispatched fellow countryman Evgeny Korolev 6-4, 6-2 to progress to the next stage of the tournament. The final match saw a win for the battling German Nicolas Kiefer against the charismatic American Vince Spadea. Kiefer has not played much competitive tennis in the last year and this was only his third match back since a wrist injury in 2006.
Results from Wednesday 20th June:
• F. Verdasco (SPA) bt M. Safin (RUS), 4-6, 6-3, 10-4
• I. Andreev (RUS) bt E. Korolev (RUS), 6-4, 6-2
• N. Kiefer (GER) bt V. Spadea (USA), 7-6, 7-5