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Roberta Vinci, Carla Suarez Navarro post Netherlands victories

June 18, 2013 at 5:54 PM   |   Comments

S'HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, June 18 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Roberta Vinci moved on with a first-round win and Carla Suarez Navarro gained the quarterfinals Tuesday at the grass-court Topshelf Open.

Vinci, who titled at s'Hertogenbosch in 2011, breezed into the second round with 6-3, 6-3 decision over Estonian Kaia Kanepi. She next faces last week's Nuremberg, Germany, titlist Simona Halep.

Spain's Suarez Navarro, meanwhile, posted a second-round triumph over Sweden's Sofia Arvidsson 6-3, 6-4 at Autotron Rosmalen.

Her next opponent will be Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova, who bested Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu 7-6 (9-7), 6-2 Tuesday.

Joining them in the quarterfinals was seventh-seeded Pole Urszula Radwanska, who moved on when opponent Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia retired in the first set.

Fourth-seeded Belgian Kirsten Flipkens and Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko each posted a first-round victory Tuesday.

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