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.

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2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
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6 Tomas Berdych6 Ana Ivanovic
7 David Ferrer7 Agnieszka Radwanska
8 Milos Raonic8 Lucie Safarova
9 Marin Cilic9
10 Rafael Nadal10
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