facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Bartoli, Safarova log New Haven victories

Aug. 19, 2012 at 6:43 PM   |   Comments

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Marion Bartoli and and No. 8 Lucie Safarova each advanced with victories Sunday on the opening day of the New Haven Open.

France's Bartoli reached the second round with a 6-3, 6-3 decision over Laura Robson of Britain.

Safarova of the Czech Republic, meanwhile, was leading Varvara Lepchenko 6-3, 4-1 before the American retired with a left wrist injury.

Also notching Day 1 wins were Sloane Stephens of the United States, who dispatched Austrian Tamira Paszek, 6-3, 6-1, and Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro, who bested Hungary's Agnes Szavay 7-6 (7-3), 6-4.

© 2012 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
Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson Jameis Winston suspended for entire game against Clemson
2
NCAA Game Summary - Iowa at Pittsburgh
3
UPI Sports Schedule for Saturday, September 20
4
UPI Sports Results for September 19, 2014 UPI Sports Results for September 19, 2014
5
Hill, BYU keep rolling with win over Virginia
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback