Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Petrova defeats Osterloh in straight sets at Istanbul
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Third-seeded Nadia Petrova defeated American Lilia Osterloh 6-1, 6-2 Tuesday in the first round of the Istanbul Cup.
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The 25th-ranked Russian will play Marta Domachowska of Poland in the second round of the clay-court tournament, a warm-up event for the French Open.
Sorana Cirstea downed Masa-Zec Peskiric of Slovenia 6-3, 6-4 . She will play second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska.
Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria defeated Polona Hercog of Slovenia 6-4, 7-5 and Liana Ungur of Romania stopped Cagla Buyukakcay of Turkey 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (2).
Pironkova will next play Veronika Chvojkova of the Czech Republic, who defeated Pemra Ozgen of Turkey 7-5, 6-4, and Ungur will face top-seeded Elena Dementieva of Russia, who had bye.