Marina Erakovic upsets Hsieh Su-wei
PATTAYA, Thailand -- Unseeded Marina Erakovic of New Zealand beat third-seeded Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan 6-2, 6-2 Monday in the first round of the Pattaya Open.
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Hsieh lost to defending champion Daniela Hantuchova in last year's semifinals and was upstaged on Monday by Erakovic, who is ranked 74th in the world.
Also, wild-card entrant Varatchaya Wongteanchai of Thailand beat Annika Beck of Germany 6-3, 6-3 and Alexandra Panova of Russia defeated Irina-Camelia Begu 7-6, 3-2 when the Romanian retired in the second set.
Mathilde Johansson of France defeated Chang Kai-chen of Taiwan 6-4, 6-3.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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