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Elina Svitolina, Francesca Schiavone reach 2nd round in Linz

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Last Updated: October 07, 2013, 22:59 IST

Elina Svitolina, Francesca Schiavone reach 2nd round in Linz

The 44th-ranked Svitolina defeated Mona Barthel 6-2, 7-5 after the German double-faulted eight times and dropped five service games.

Linz: Elina Svitolina and Francesca Schiavone earned straight-sets wins on Monday to reach the second round of the Generali Ladies.

The 44th-ranked Svitolina defeated Mona Barthel 6-2, 7-5 after the German double-faulted eight times and dropped five service games.

Schiavone hit four aces in beating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-2.

The top-seeded player in Linz is ninth-ranked Angelique Kerber, who was given a late wildcard entry to replace Petra Kvitova after the former Wimbledon champion pulled out with a back injury.
first published:October 07, 2013, 22:59 IST
last updated:October 07, 2013, 22:59 IST