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Isner reaches 2nd round at Western & Southern

August 12, 2014
Associated Press

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Eleventh-seeded John Isner reached the second round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson on Monday night.

Fifteenth-seeded Fabio Fognini avoided an upset with a 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

Also, Gilles Simon earned a second-round match against top-seeded Novak Djokovic with a 6-3, 6-2 win over qualifier Bernard Tomic.

Dominika Cibulkova became the first seeded woman to be ousted. The 11th seed lost to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6-3, 6-3. Three other seeded women reached the second round. Ninth-seeded Ana Ivanovic beat Sorana Cirstea, 6-1, 7-5, while 12th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki dispatched Magdalena Rybarikova, 6-2, 6-3, and 13th-seeded Flavia Pennetta prevailed over qualifer Chanelle Scheepers, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-2.

Samantha Stosur will meet top-seeded Serena Williams after defeating Varvara Lepchenko, 6-2, 7-5.

 
 

 

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