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Arrests made outside Hobart stadium

Updated: January 11, 2010, 8:53 AM ET
Associated Press

HOBART, Australia -- Second-seeded Shahar Peer of Israel advanced to the second round of the Hobart International on Monday with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Olivia Rogowska of Australia.

Peer's match was played without any of the protests that followed her last week in Auckland, New Zealand, where she advanced to the semifinals despite anti-Israeli demonstrations.

Acting on a noise complaint from tournament organizers, police made five arrests and about 20 demonstrators chanted and blew whistles ...

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