Dokic, Oprandi loss in clay-court event in Bogota



BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Seeded-players Jelena Dokic of Australia and Romina Oprandi of Switzerland were knocked out of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas on Wednesday, an outdoor event on red clay in the Colombian captial.

Fourth-seeded Dokic lost in the first round to Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, while the third-seeded Oprandi fell to Timea Babos of Hungary 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the second round.

In other second-round matches, Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino of Spain beat Eva Birnerova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-0, and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan defeated Valeria Savinykh of Russia, 6-2, 6-2.