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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.

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