Andreev, Paire advance in Morocco

April 11, 2012

Igor Andreev rallied to beat Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II on Wednesday.

The Russian saved eight of nine break points and broke the fourth-seeded Istomin four times. He will play either Paul-Henri Mathieu of France or Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

Benoit Paire saved 12 of 14 break points en route to a 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 win against Matthias Bachinger of Germany. The Frenchman will meet second-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine or Italy's Flavio Cipolla.


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