Sorana Cirstea wins Stanford opener

Updated: July 24, 2013, 11:41 AM ET
Associated Press

STANFORD, Calif. -- American teenager Madison Keys beat No. 8 seed Magalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-2, in the first round of the $795,000 Bank of the West Classic on Monday.

Sorana Cirstea, the only other seeded player on opening day, beat Ayumi Morita 6-2, 6-2.

Keys, ranked a career-high 44th, played a typical match in topping the 39th-ranked Slovakian for the second time in three career meetings.

Keys recorded four aces and had three double faults. She won 70 percent of her first ...

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