Fri, Jun 10, 2005 - Page 22 News List

Waske snaps Nadal's winning streak

GERRY WEBER OPEN The 147th-ranked Alexander Waske taught the young winner of the French Open what it takes to play on Wimbledon's grass courts

AP , HALLE, GERMANYAP, LONDON

Also, Mario Ancic, the last player to defeat Roger Federer on grass in the opening round of Wimbledon in 2002, earned a comfortable 6-4, 6-4 win over Jan Hernych of the Czech Republic.

The young Croatian next plays 18-year-old Richard Gasquet of France, who ousted Britain's Jamie Delgado 6-4, 6-1.

Big-serving Max Mirnyi of Belarus set up a third round clash with former champion and top-seeded Lleyton Hewitt. Mirnyi topped Italy's Davide Sanguinetti 6-4, 6-3.

American wild card James Blake also advanced, overcoming Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-2, 6-4 to earn a meeting with Sebastien Grosjean of France.

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