Raymond Routed at WTA Istanbul


Posted on May 17, 2005

No. 4 seed Lisa Raymond was the lone seeded casualty Monday at the WTA stop in Istanbul, routed 6-1, 6-2 on the dirt by Japan's Akiko Morigami.

Seeded winners on the day were (7) Anna Chakvetadze (d. Ant. Serra Zanetti) and (8) Mashona Washington (d. A.Bondarenko in three).

Un-seeds into the second round were American Jennifer Hopkins (d. Matevzic from a set down), Spain's Marta Marrero (d. Hisamatsu, bagel in the first), Russian Tatiana Panova (d. Craybas in three), and the Ukraine's Yuliana Fedak (d. Irvin from a set down).

The final round of qualifying was also completed, with the final four into the main draw in Lithuania's Lina Stanciute, Croat Ivana Abramovic, Bulgaria's Tszvetana Pironkova, and Russian Elena Vesnina.

On court Tuesday are Ozgen vs. Abramovic, Vesnina vs. Buyukakcay, Castano vs. Smashnova, Venus vs. Marrero, Groenefeld vs. Diaz-Oliva, Stanciute vs. Gagliardi, Pironkova vs. Shaughnessy, and K.Bondarenko vs. Peer.
Rankings
ATP - Aug 25 WTA - Aug 25
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Rafael Nadal2 Simona Halep
3 Roger Federer3 Na Li
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 David Ferrer5 Agnieszka Radwanska
6 Milos Raonic6 Maria Sharapova
7 Tomas Berdych7 Angelique Kerber
8 Grigor Dimitrov8 Eugenie Bouchard
9 Andy Murray9 Ana Ivanovic
10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga10 Jelena Jankovic
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