facebook
twitter
search
search

Kuznetsova takes first-round Miami win

March 20, 2013 at 8:35 PM

MIAMI, March 20 (UPI) -- Former Miami champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia moved on to the second round Wednesday with a straight-set victory at the Sony Open.

Kuznetsova, who titled at Crandon Park in 2006, breezed past Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino 6-3, 6-3 on Day 2 of the women's singles draw.

Also posting a victory Wednesday was Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia, who dismantled Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 6-4.

She was joined in the second round by American Jamie Hampton, who had little trouble with Romanian Monica Niculescu in a 6-4, 6-3 triumph.

Poland's Urszula Radwanska, Switzerland's Romina Oprandi and Stefanie Voegele, Spaniard Garbine Muguruza and Belarus' Olga Govortsova each collected a Wednesday victory as well.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: QB Miller to stay at Ohio State
A-Rod, New York Yankees negotiating compromise over HR bonus
Venable, San Diego Padres pass St. Louis Cardinals
Sacramento Kings trade Stauskas, Landry, Thompson to Philadelphia 76ers
New York Knicks, Afflalo agree to terms