2012 runner-up in Linz loses in 1st round

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LINZ, Austria (AP) -- Camila Giorgi of Italy upset 2012 runner-up Julia Goerges of Germany 6-2, 6-3 Tuesday in the first round of the Generali Ladies.

The 105th-ranked Giorgi won three qualifying matches to reach the main draw. She next plays fifth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, who rallied past 17-year-old Donna Vekic of Croatia 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

In other first-round matches, fourth-seeded Suarez Navarro of Spain defeated Kristyna Pliskova of Czech Republic 6-2, 6-3, and seventh-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia topped Annika Beck of Germany 3-6, 6-2, 6-1.