Errani, Hantuchova reach second round of Madrid Open

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

AP Photo

MADRID (AP)—Seventh-seeded Sara Errani advanced to the second round of the Madrid Open, beating Urszula Radwanska of Poland, 6-3, 6-1 on Saturday.

The Italian will face either Sorana Cirstea or Ayumi Morita.

Also, Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia defeated Sloane Stephens of the U.S. 6-3, 7-5, Germany's Julia Goerges downed Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski 6-4, 6-1,and Lourdes Dominguez-Lino of Spain beat Simona Halep of Romania 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

Alize Cornet, Sabine Lisicki, Kirsten Flipkens, and Magdalena Rybarikova also won first-round matches.

The first round of the men's event begins Sunday.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

Juan Martin del Potro plans on staying healthy all through 2018

His coach, Sebastian Prieto, discussed their plans for next season.

Marin Cilic and coach Jonas Bjorkman end partnership

In 2017, the Croatian became the world No. 4, and reached a Grand Slam final.

Bianca Andreescu beats Bouchard for Tennis Canada award

The teenager snagged the award from the world No. 82 who has won it many times.