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3rd-seeded Meusburger reaches 2nd round in Morocco
3rd-seeded Yvonne Meusburger, 2013 runner-up Dominguez Lino reach 2nd round at Grand Prix SAR
Associated Press
2014-04-21 11:42 PM

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Third-seeded Yvonne Meusburger of Austria beat Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3 Monday to reach the second round of the Grand Prix SAR.

Although Meusberger dropped her own serve four times in the match, she broke Cetkovska's seven times and improved to 3-1 against her in their career meetings. Meusberger next faces either South African Chanelle Scheepers or Estrella Cabeza Candela of Spain.

Last year's runner-up Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain also advanced after beating Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 6-2, 7-5, and next plays either top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia or Czech Renata Voracova.

In the day's other first-round match, Shahar Peer of Israel won 6-2, 6-3 against Petra Martic of Croatia.

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