Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

TENNIS.com

BASTAD, Sweden (AP)—Lourdes Dominguez Lino beat Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-1, 6-1 in an all-Spanish match in the first round of the Swedish Open.

Italy's Flavia Pennetta beat Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the clay-court tournament on Sweden's west coast.

France's Virginie Razzano upset seventh-seeded Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 7-5, 6-1. Spain's Arantxa Parra Santonja rallied past Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, and Johanna Larsson also reached the second round by beating fellow Swede Sofia Arvidsson 6-1, 6-1.

Top-seeded Serena Williams will play her first match on Tuesday, facing Sesil Karatancheva of Kazakhstan.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

2020 Top Matches, No. 7: Serena edges Venus in surreal Lexington scene

Rather than a Grand Slam final, Serena-Venus XXXI felt like a hardcore practice session.

WTA Players of 2020, No. 3: Iga Swiatek

At 19, the Pole made history in Paris and should have a blindingly bright future ahead.

WTA rebrands with new logo and "For The Game" campaign

This 2021-and-beyond refresh retains a purple motif and regains a certain kinetic energy.