Fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro beats Srebotnik in straight sets in LinzBy AP
Monday, October 12, 2009
Carla Suarez Navarro advances in Linz
LINZ, Austria — Fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro eased past Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia 6-2, 6-4 Monday in the first round of the Generali Ladies.
The 34th-ranked Spaniard had three breaks in the opening set and added four more in the second at the indoor Intersport Arena.
Urszula Radwanska of Poland saved two set points in the opening set before defeating Yvonne Meusburger of Austria 7-6 (6), 6-1.
Earlier Monday, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-1, 6-4. Kvitova broke Petkovic three times in the opening set and converted her first match point.
Ioana Raluca Olaru of Romania also advanced after stopping Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic 6-2, 2-6, 6-1.
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