Arina Rodionova upsets Kaia Kanepi
BIRMINGHAM, England -- Russian qualifier Arina Rodionova upset top-seeded Kaia Kanepi 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the Aegon Classic on Tuesday.
The Estonian, who had a first-round bye, was broken once in the first set and twice in the second in her first match on grass for almost a year.
Rodionova, who had two matches in qualifying, next faces 2009 champion Magdalena Rybarikova. The 14th-seeded Slovakian beat American Coco Vandeweghe 6-2, 6-1.
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