BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Lourdes Dominguez Lino beat Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-1, 6-1 in an all-Spanish match in the first round of the Swedish Open.
Italy’s Flavia Penneta beat Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the clay-court tournament on Sweden’s west coast.
France’s Virginie Razzano upset seventh-seeded Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 7-5, 6-1. Spain’s Arantxa Parra Santonija rallied past Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, and Johanna Larsson also reached the second round by beating fellow Swede Sofia Arvidsson 6-1, 6-1.
Top-seeded Serena Williams will play her first match on Tuesday, facing Sesil Karatancheva of Kazakhstan.