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WTA Madrid - Mattek-Sands upsets Ivanovic

WTA Madrid - Mattek-Sands upsets Ivanovic

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by Prakash

America's top players after the Williams sisters, Bethannie Mattek-Sands upset no. 15 seed Ana Ivanovic 0-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the WTA Madrid Open. Mattek-Sands is playing her second event after injury caused her to miss the recent US Fed Cup tie against Germany and was a first round loser in her last week's event.

Also, qualifier Vania King, of the US, scored an impressive straight sets win over former world no. 3 Nadia Petrova. Among the higher seeds, world no. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, third seed Francesca Schiavone, seventh seed Jelena Jankovic and No.

8 seed Maria Sharapova also advanced to the second round. MUTUA MADRID OPEN - Sunday, May 1, 2011 Singles - First Round
(1) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) d. Ayumi Morita (JPN) 62 63
(3) Francesca Schiavone (ITA) d.

Peng Shuai (CHN) 75 76(2)
(7) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. (WC) Laura Pous-Tio (ESP) 62 60
(8) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (WC) Arantxa Rus (NED) 26 63 62
(11) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d.

(Q) Simona Halep (ROU) 64 61
Julia Goerges (GER) d. (14) Kaia Kanepi (EST) 67(3) 61 64
Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) d. (15) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 06 64 64
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d. Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 63 63
Sara Errani (ITA) d.

Klara Zakopalova (CZE) 76(6) 64
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) d. Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 64 64
Elena Vesnina (RUS) d. (Q) Sania Mirza (IND) 64 63
Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. Greta Arn (HUN) 64 26 63
(Q) Vania King (USA) d.

Nadia Petrova (RUS) 61 76(5)
(Q) Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) d. Aravane Rezai (FRA) 63 36 64
(Q) Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) d. (Q) Monica Niculescu (ROU) 46 63 76(3)
(WC) Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP) d. Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 63 75
Singles - Second Round
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d.

Agnes Szavay (HUN) w/o (lower back injury).

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