facebook
twitter
search
search

Azarenka winner in first round in Memphis

Feb. 16, 2009 at 11:31 PM

MEMPHIS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka was a first round winner Monday at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championship in Memphis.

Azarenka, of Belarus, defeated Varvara Lepchenko of the United States 6-2, 6-2.

Third-seeded Czech Lucie Safarova beat Britain's Melanie South 6-2, 6-2; fourth-seeded Anne Keothavong of England beat Italy's Maria Elena Camerin 3-6, 6-3, 6-1; sixth-seeded German Sabine Lisicki beat Russian Ekaterina Bychkova 6-3, 6-3; and Dutch qualifier Michaella Krajicek beat seventh-seeded Russian Alla Kudryavtseva 6-1, 6-4.

Eighth-seeded Pauline Parmentier defeated fellow Frenchwoman Julie Coin 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-1.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback