Li Na, Agnieszka Radwanska Advance to 2nd Round of Madrid Masters

Updated: 05 May 2014 22:07 IST

Li Na defeated Kirsten Flipkens 6-1, 7-6 while Agnieszka Radwanska ousted Eugenie Bouchard 7-6, 6-2

Li Na, Agnieszka Radwanska Advance to 2nd Round of Madrid Masters

Madrid:

Seeded women's players Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska overcame stubborn resistance to win their first-round matches at the Madrid Masters on Monday.

The second-seeded Na held off Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens 6-1, 7-6 (7) before the third-seeded Radwanska ousted Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (3), 6-2 on the clay at the Magic Box.

Na will next face fellow Chinese player Jie Zheng.

In men's first-round play, ninth-seeded John Isner beat qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 7-6 (8), 6-4, with the American securing the only break in a match heavy on baseline groundstrokes.

Also, 10th-seeded Kei Nishikori followed up his Barcelona Open triumph with a 6-4, 6-4 win against Ivan Dodig of Croatia.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat fellow Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.



Topics : Tennis
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