Top Seed Luksika Kumkhum Leads Exodus of Seeds in First Round of WTA Ningbo

Tennis - Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Vitalia Diatchenko and Shahar Peer also crash out

by Prakash
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Top Seed Luksika Kumkhum Leads Exodus of Seeds in First Round of WTA Ningbo

Tennis - Top seed Luksika Kumkhum was knocked out in the opening round of this week's WTA $125K Challenger event - the Yinzhou Bank International Women's Tennis Open in Ningbo. Kukhum was beaten by China's Duan Ying-Ying 2-6, 2-6 and was joined on the sidelines by fourth seed Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, fifth seed Vitalia Diatchenko and seventh seed Shahar Peer. However second seed Zheng Saisai and third seed Alla Kudryavtseva managed to escape the upset bug and reach the second round.

[2] Saisai Zheng (CHN) d [Q] Arina Rodionova (AUS) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 1
Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) d [1] Luksika Kumkhum (THA) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 2
Elizaveta Kulichkova (RUS) d Tadeja Majeric (SLO) | 6 - 1 | 6 - 3
Magda Linette (POL) d [7] Shahar Peer (ISR) | 6 - 4 | 3 - 6 | 6 - 3
[Q] Yan Wang (CHN) d [4] Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 4
[WC] Zhaoxuan Yang (CHN) d [5] Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) | 6 - 4 | 3 - 6 | 7 - 6 (3)
[6] Qiang Wang (CHN) d Ksenia Pervak (RUS) | 4 - 2 | retd
Lin Zhu (CHN) d [Q] Chin-Wei Chan (TPE) | 7 - 5 | 6 - 3
[3] Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) d [WC] Xinyun Han (CHN) | 3 - 6 | 7 - 5 | 6 - 1
[WC] Yi-Fan Xu (CHN) d [WC] Kai-Lin Zhang (CHN) | 3 - 6 | 6 - 3 | 7 - 5

Luksika Kumkhum Vitalia Diatchenko Shahar Peer
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