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Qualifier Anastasia Rodionova wins

Updated: August 15, 2011, 10:08 PM ET
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MASON, Ohio -- There were two early upsets on the women's side in first round action of the Western & Southern Open, a U.S. Open tuneup.

Australian qualifier Anastasia Rodionova, ranked 139th, beat No. 42 Polona Hercog 6-0, 6-0, while No. 101 Chanelle Scheepers, a qualifier from South Africa, eliminated 39th-ranked Canadian Rebecca Marino 7-5, 6-2.

Svetlana Kuznetsova became the first seeded woman to advance without a bye. The 14th-seeded Russian beat American qualifier Jill Craybas ...

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