Troicki, Baghdatis lose in Bucharest

Seeded players Viktor Troicki of Serbia and Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus lost in the second round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Thursday.

Seeded players Viktor Troicki of Serbia and Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus lost in the second round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Thursday.

Fourth-seeded Troicki was defeated by Matthias Bachinger of Germany 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (2), while fifth-seeded Baghdatis lost to Fabio Fognini of Italy 7-5, 7-6 (4).

In an all-Italian quarterfinal, Fognini will play against sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi, who beat Cedrik-Marcel Stebe of Germany 6-2, 6-3.

Top-seeded Gilles Simon of France defeated Dudi Sela of Israel 6-4, 6-2 and will next meet Lukasz Kubot of Poland.

Kubot, seeded seventh, beat Marius Copil of Romania 6-3, 6-3.