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Pannetta easy opening winner in Mexico

Feb. 25, 2008 at 6:37 PM   |   Comments

ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Flavia Pennetta of Italy won her opening tennis match Monday at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, Mexico.

Pennetta defeated Russian Ekaterina Bychkova 6-4, 6-1.

Pennetta has appeared in the last four finals here, going 1-3. She was last year's runner-up to France's Emilie Loit. She won this tournament in 2005 and was runner-up in 2004 and 2006.

American Jill Craybas also advanced Monday by beating Paraguay's Rossana De Los Rios 6-2, 6-2.

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