No. 7 Seed Vinci Leads Thrills in Palermo

Posted on July 19, 2005

Only two matches on the docket Monday at the WTA stop in Palermo, with homecountry favorite and No. 7 seed Roberta Vinci coming from a set down to beat Martina Sucha, and Croat Jelena Kostanic doing likewise against Lourdes Dominguez Lino.

Four more players moved onto the main draw after the completion of the final round of qualifying in Romina Oprandi (ITA), Elena Vesnina (RUS), Anastasiya Yakimova (BLR), and Maret Ani (EST).

Scheduled for Tuesday are Pastikova vs. Domachowska, Diaz-Oliva vs. Srebotnik, Farina Elia vs. Pironkova, Ant. Serra Zanetti vs. Pennetta, Sfar vs. Vierin, Castano vs. Oprandi, A.Bondarenko vs. Llagostera Vives, Medina Garrigues vs. Chladkova, Ani vs. Vesnina, Muller vs. Safarova, Parra Santonja vs. Smashnova, Gagliardi vs. Flipkens, Martinez Granados vs. Sanchez Lorenzo, and Koukalova vs. Yakimova.