facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Vaidisova into second round at Eastbourne

June 18, 2007 at 7:22 PM   |   Comments

EASTBOURNE, England, June 18 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Czech Nicole Vaidisova was among Monday's first-round tennis winners at the $600,000 International Women's Open.

Vaidisova defeated Australian Samantha Stosur 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

In other first-day play, Czech Lucie Safarova beat German Anna-Lena Groenefeld 7-6 (7-0), 7-6 (7-5) and Britain's Melanie South beat fellow wild card Alicia Molik of Australia 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).

This week's top seeds are Wimbledon runner-up and reigning three-time French Open champion Justine Henin and Wimbledon champion Amelie Mauresmo. The Belgian Henin beat Russian Anastasia Myskina in last year's Eastbourne finale.

© 2007 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Erin Andrews has awkward interview with SF Giants' Hunter Pence Erin Andrews has awkward interview with SF Giants' Hunter Pence
2
NHL postpones Ottawa Senators game after parliament shootings NHL postpones Ottawa Senators game after parliament shootings
3
North Carolina releases report on academic scandal
4
NBA Game Summary - Phoenix vs. LA Lakers
5
Stamps entertain Riders in Western Division fracas
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback