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Tennis: Hanescu ends dream week for Brands

Former Swiss Open winner Victor Hanescu rudely interrupted the dream week of Daniel Brands with a 6-3, 6-4 quarter-final win to knock the conqueror of Roger Federer out of the Swiss Open on Friday. Less than 24 hours after stunning the Swiss top seed who was carrying a back injury, Brands himself was sent home by Hanescu, 2008 champion on the high-altitude clay of this alpine village. Brands took treatment on court three games into the second set on the way to the loss in 70 minutes.

UPDATE 7-Tennis-Dubai Championships men's singles round 2 results

Feb 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Dubai Championships Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Wednesday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Roberto Bautista (Spain) 6-1 7-6(4) 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Marcel Granollers (Spain) 6-3 6-4 Dmitry Tursunov (Russia) beat Michael Llodra (France) 7-6(5) 2-6 6-3 4-Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) beat Somdev Devvarman (India) 6-4 6-4 7-Andreas Seppi (Italy) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-4 7-6(4) Nikolay Davydenko (Russia) beat Victor Hanescu (Romania) 6-4 7-6(2) 3-Tomas Berdych (Czech
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