Urszula Radwanska into 2nd round at Tashkent Open
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan—Urszula Radwanska of Poland and two other seeded players advanced to the second round of the Tashkent Open on Monday.
The second-seeded Radwanska, the younger sister of No. 3-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska, rallied from 5-1 down in the second set to defeat Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor of Spain 6-4, 7-5.
Third-seeded Alize Cornet of France stopped Nina Bratchikova of Russia 6-1, 6-3. Seventh-seeded Alexandra Panova of Russia beat Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia 4-6, 6-2, 7-5.
Spain's Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino defeated Slovakia's Jana Cepelova 6-1, 6-2. Sabina Sharipova downed Vlada Ekshibarova 6-4, 7-5 in a match between wild cards from Uzbekistan.