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Safarova and Santangelo win in Charleston

April 10, 2006 at 7:02 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 10 (UPI) -- Czech Lucie Safarova and Italian Mara Santangelo were among Monday's opening-round winners at the $1.34 million Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.

Safarova came from behind to beat Australian Samantha Stosur 5-7, 6-1, 6-4, and Santangelo defeated France's Stephanie Foretz 6-2, 6-2.

A Day-1 upset saw Puerto Rico's Kristina Brandi beat Swede Sofia Arvidsson 7-5, 6-2. Arvidsson won in Memphis in February.

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