AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Lea Antonoplis of Glendora, Calif., was a surprise loser Tuesday in the first round of the $50,000 Nutri-Metics International Women's Tennis Open, bowing to Paulette Moreno of Hong Kong, 0-6, 6-4, 6-2.
Louise Field of Australia, last year's beaten finalist, overcame Susan Rimes of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 6-2, and New Zealand's Ruth Seeman upset Carin Bakkum of Holland, 2-6, 7-6, 6-3.
Terry Phelps of Larchmont, N.Y., is the top seed with Gretchen Rush-Magers of Mount Lebanon No. 2 and Barbara Gerken of Thousand Oaks, Calif., No. 3.