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Schnyder reaches third round in Charleston

April 11, 2006 at 8:04 PM   |   Comments

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 11 (UPI) -- Former finalist Patty Schnyder of Switzerland was a second-round winner Tuesday at the $1.34 million Family Circle Cup in Charleston, S.C.

Schnyder beat U.S. qualifier Meilen Tu 6-4, 7-5.

The left-handed Schnyder was the 2002 Charleston runner-up to Croatia's Iva Majoli.

A second-round upset Tuesday saw Colombian Catalina Castano beat fifth-seeded Czech Nicole Vaidisova 7-5, 6-2. World No. 14 Vaidisova, 16, has now lost two straight and four of her last five matches after opening her season at 8-2.

In other second-round play, Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino defeated Puerto Rico's Kristina Brandi 6-4, 6-4.

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