Kostanic, Benesova Win in Prague


Posted on May 10, 2005

No.3 seed Jelena Kostanic and No.5 Iveta “Win this Title” Benesova were among the winners in Prague on Monday. Kostanic moved into the second round with a 6-3, 7-6(4) victory against American Lilia Osterloh., while Benesova overcame an early deficit to defeat No.378-ranked Czech wild card Andrea Hlavackova, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4.

The only seeded player to flame out on Monday was No.6 seed Tamarine Tanasugarn, who fell to Henrieta Nagyova of the Slovak Republic, 6-2, 6-44. Also winning on Day 1 was Korea's Yoon Jeong Cho, who posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over Greece's Eleni Daniilidou.

Rankings
ATP - Feb 01 WTA - Feb 01
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Andy Murray2 Angelique Kerber
3 Roger Federer3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Agnieszka Radwanska
5 Rafael Nadal5 Garbine Muguruza Blanco
6 David Ferrer6 Maria Sharapova
7 Kei Nishikori7 Flavia Pennetta
8 Tomas Berdych8 Carla Suarez Navarro
9 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga9 Petra Kvitova
10 Richard Gasquet10 Lucie Safarova
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