Daniela Hantuchova loses in first round shocker

The biggest upset of the Luxembourg tournament so far  is the first round loss of Slovak Daniela Hantuchova in a hard fought battle versus Czech lucky loser  Lucie Hradecka 7-6 5-7 1-6.  Mandy Minella, a wildcarded player, lost in the first round to qualifier Anne Keothavong 6-3 1-6 6-3.  Check for the extra pics of Mandy Minella in our gallery.

Number two seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova struggled versus Canadian talent Rebecca Marino and lost to her in three sets 1-6 6-3 6-3. While number six seed Julia Goerges had little trouble disposing herself of Elena Baltacha 7-5 6-1.

Other results:

BRIANTI Alberta (ITA) 6 1 6
TATISHVILI Anna (GEO) 3 6 3

Remaining first round matches:

AZARENKA Victoria (BLR)
ZAHLAVOVA STRYCOVA Barbora (CZE)

DATE-KRUMM Kimiko (JPN)
HALEP Simona (ROU)

IVANOVIC Ana (SRB)
RAZZANO Virginie (FRA)

KERBER Angelique (GER)
SCHOOFS Bibiane (NED)

Photos  © by Rick Gleijm

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