WTA Cincinnati - Kimiko Date-Krumm advances to second round of qualifying



by PRAKASH

WTA Cincinnati - Kimiko Date-Krumm advances to second round of qualifying

Tennis - Top seed Urszula Radwanska was knocked out in the first round of qualifying at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Saturday. The Pole, sister of world no. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, lost to Croatian Petra Martic in a tight three setter 6-4, 4-6, 4-6.

Meanwhile, former world no. 10 Andrea Petkovic did not drop a single game in her win over American Maria Sanchez 6-0, 6-0 and 42 year old Kimiko Date-Krumm beat Galina Voskoboeva 6-4, 6-0. Also advancing to the second round were Puerto Rican teen Monica Puig, American Alison Riske, Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, British youngster Heather Watson, American Vania King and German teen Annika Beck.

Women's Qualifying Singles - 1st Round
Petra Martic d (1) Urszula Radwanska 46 64 64
(3) Monica Niculescu d Andrea Hlavackova 61 64
Sofia Arvidsson d (5) Stefanie Voegele 46 63 62
(6) Andrea Petkovic d (W) Maria Sanchez 60 60
(7) Monica Puig d Mallory Burdette 64 64
Alison Riske d (8) Ayumi Morita 62 60
(9) Lourdes Dominguez Lino d Christina McHale 60 64
Anna Tatishvili d (10) Jie Zheng 57 61 62
Heather Watson d (11) Francesca Schiavone 16 63 62
(12) Karin Knapp d Lara Arruabarrena 64 62
(13) Eugenie Bouchard d Anabel Medina Garrigues 60 63
(14) Kimiko Date-Krumm d Galina Voskoboeva 64 60
Alexandra Dulgheru d (15) Donna Vekic 62 46 64
Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor d (16) Tsvetana Pironkova 62 62
(17) Chanelle Scheepers d (W) Melanie Oudin 62 75
(18) Johanna Larsson d (W) Nicole Gibbs 64 36 62
(WC) Polona Hercog d (19) Silvia Soler-Espinosa 36 62 76(11)
(W) Vania King d (20) Paula Ormaechea 46 62 64
(21) Karolina Pliskova d Caroline Garcia 36 63 63
Jana Cepelova d (22) Irina-Camelia Begu 62 62
Vesna Dolonc d Mariana Duque-Marino 63 61
(23) Olga Govortsova d Olga Puchkova 36 62 62
(24) Marina Erakovic d Petra Cetkovska 64 57 63
Annika Beck d (WC) Shelby Rogers 63 46 62

Wta Cincinnati Kimiko Date Urszula Radwanska