Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Williams moves easily into 2nd round in Stanford

Serena Williams needed less than 48 minutes tonight to defeat Anastasia Rodionova 6-0, 6-0 in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic. Also advancing to the next round were Maria Kirlenko, who upset 6th seed Julia Goerges, and Ayumi Morita, who upset 7th seed Ana Ivanovic.

Today in College Park, at the new Citi Open, top seed Shahar Peer won her opening round match against qualifier Ryoko Fuda. 2nd seed Nadia Petrova, who has a wild card, also advanced to the second round, as did 3rd seed Tamira Paszek.

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