WTA Katowice Gallery: Radwanska Exhibition Match; Pironkova, Minella, Peer and more

KATOWICE (April 9, 2013) — Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Katowice Open included a special doubles exhibition match featuring Poland’s top talent, Agnieszka Radwanska, and also saw two seed bow out, No. 5 seed Alize Cornet and No. 4 Julia Goerges as she was forced to retire down 4-1 in the third set. Full results and gallery below.

SINGLES – FIRST ROUND
Mandy Minella (LUX) d Vesna Dolonc (SRB) | 3 – 6 | 7 – 6 (4) | 6 – 2 |
Anna Schmiedlova (SVK) d [5] Alize Cornet (FRA) | 6 – 3 | 6 – 0 |
Kiki Bertens (NED) d Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) | 6 – 1 | 6 – 1 |
[6] Kaia Kanepi (EST) d Sandra Zaniewska (POL) | 6 – 1 | 6 – 1 |
Maria Elena Camerin (ITA) d Jana Cepelova (SVK) | 7 – 6 (2) | 6 – 3 |
Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) d Mathilde Johansson (FRA) | 5 – 7 | 7 – 6 (5) | 6 – 1 |
Shahar Peer (ISR) d Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) | 5 – 7 | 7 – 6 (4) | 7 – 6 (4) |
Jill Craybas (USA) d [4] Julia Goerges (GER) | 6 (5) – 7 | 6 – 3 | 4 – 1 retired |

DOUBLES – FIRST ROUND
K Pliskova / K Pliskova (CZE/CZE) d [1] A Groenefeld / J Husarova (GER/SVK) | 7 – 6 (3) | 2 – 6 | 10 – 4 |
[4] R Voracova / K Zakopalova (CZE/CZE) d A Cadantu / S Klemenschits (ROU/AUT) | 6 – 4 | 5 -7 | 10 – 4 |

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