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10 February 2010 :: 11:02:30 am 12908

PTT Pattaya Open: Zvonareva Cruises Through First Round

At the second day of action from the Dusit Hotel in Pattaya, top seeded Russian Vera Zvonareva cruised to victory in straight sets against her compatriot at the PTT Pattaya Open.
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Pattaya, the 9th of February 2010 [Pattaya Daily News]: Defending champion Zvonareva won almost 60% of the points whilst attaining an impressive 5 service breaks out of 8 receiving games. Russian compatriot Ksenia Pervak was no match as the champ cruised through the tie 6-3, 6-2. Zvonareva will now face Italian Alberta Brianti in the second round after she defeated Sacha Jones in three sets 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.

Other matches on the second day of play involving seeded players included; Kazakhstani 4th seed Yaroslava Shvedova steam rolled her opponent Ayumi Morita 6-2, 6-4 and German Julia Goerges who didn’t drop a service game in her 6-4, 6-4 demolition of Anna Gerasimou.

Unseeded match-ups from Tuesdays play included local favorite, Tamarine Tanasugarn who demolished her opponent Alla Kudryavtseva 6-1, 6-2 in just over an hour. Taipei’s Kai-Chen Chang claimed a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 over Varatchava Wongteanchai and Kazak Sesil Karatantcheva beat Suchanun Viratprasert 6-1, 7-5. Finally an entertaining match-up between Russian Ekaterina Bychkova and Nudnida Luangnam saw the Russian come away with the win through a third set tie breaker 6-7 [4-7], 6-1, 7-6 [7-3].

 

Reporter : Harry Roberts   Photo : Internet   Category : Sports News

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