Kinlenko wins; Peer, Cibulkova bow out

June 10, 2008 at 7:01 PM

BARCELONA, Spain, June 10 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Russian Maria Kirilenko won but top-seeded Israeli Shahar Peer and third-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova lost Tuesday at the Barcelona KIA.

Spaniard Nuria Llagostera Vives knocked out Peer in 7-5, 6-2. The match was tied at 5-5 in the opening set on Monday when play was called due to darkness..


Kirilenko was leading Lilia Osterloh 6-0, 2-0 when the American retired. Cibulkova lost to France's Stephanie Cohen-Aloro 6-5 when as the Slovakian quit the match.

Fourth-seeded Czech Lucie Safarova beat Spanish qualifier Leticia Costas 6-2, 6-1; sixth-seeded Italian Sara Errani defeated Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino 6-3, 6-2; and Russian qualifier Ekaterina Ivanova upset eighth-seeded Italian Tathiana Garbin 4-6, 7-5, 6-3.

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