Bartoli, Benneteau fall at Portugal Open

by: AP | April 30, 2013

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LISBON, Portugal (AP)—Pablo Carreno-Busta of Spain upset fifth-seeded Julien Benneteau in the first round of the Portugal Open on Tuesday, defeating the Frenchman 6-3, 6-4.

In the women's event, top-seeded Marion Bartoli also exited the tournament. After a poor start in her first-round match, the Frenchwoman fought back against Peng Shuai to win the second set before losing the match 6-0, 1-6, 6-4.

Third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia went through with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Israel's Shahar Peer.
 

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