Haas, Monfils to meet in Auckland quarterfinals

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Seventh-seeded Tommy Haas beat Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-4 in just over an hour Wednesday to reach the Heineken Tennis Open quarterfinals.

The 21st-ranked Haas is playing in Auckland for the first time since winning the tournament in 1999. He will next play Gael Monfils of France., who beat Australian qualifier Greg Jones, 6-4, 6-2 in 66 minutes.