Mattek-Sands, Goerges into 2nd round in Austria

Updated: October 9, 2012, 4:14 PM ET
Associated Press

LINZ, Austria -- American Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated Tamira Paszek of Austria 6-2, 6-4 Tuesday in the first round of the Generali Ladies.

She converted her third match point on a double-fault by Paszek, who has won only two out of six matches at her home event.

Mattek-Sand will play Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain, who defeated Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-4.

Julia Goerges beat 2007 champion Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 7-6 (5). The fifth-seeded German closed out the victory with ...

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