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U. Radwanska wins in main draw debut

July 17, 2012 at 12:56 AM   |   Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 17 (UPI) -- Urszula Radwanska was a winner in her debut in a WTA Tour main draw Monday, with an upset victory at the Mercury Insurance Open tennis event.

The 21-year-old Pole upended 32nd-ranked Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 6-4, 7-5 on Day 1 of the California tournament.

Radwanska's older sister, Agnieszka Radwanska, won the event last year but is not defending her title.

Other winners Monday included American qualifier Alexa Glatch, Varvara Lepchenko of Russia and Japan's Misaki Doi.

The top seed at Carlsbad is Marion Bartoli of France.

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