Seeds Loit, Diaz-Oliva Through at WTA Bogota

Posted on February 21, 2006

The seeds went 2-for-0 Monday at the WTA claycourt stop in Bogota, with No. 4 Emilie Loit (d. Argero) and No. 5 Mariana Diaz-Oliva (d. Birnerova who retired with illness) through to the second round.

Un-seeds into the second round were Argentine Natalia Gussoni (d. Gagliardi), American Bethanie Mattek (d. Parra Santonja in three), and Hungarian Agnes Szavay (d. (7) Ant. Serra Zanetti in three) with the lone upset on the day.

Four more players were added to the main draw with the completion of the qualifying in Valentina Sassi (ITA), Andrea Benitez (ARG), Sara Errani (ITA), and Neha Uberoi (USA).

Scheduled for Tuesday on the dirt are Pennetta vs. Bohmova, Castano vs. Munoz Gallegos, Sassi vs. Sanchez Lorenzo, Martinez Sanchez vs. Johansson, Dominguez Lino vs. Kanepi, Skavronskaia vs. Dulko, Pous Tio vs. Vierin, Yakimova vs. P.Garcia, Martinez Granados vs. Abramovic, N.Uberoi vs. Errani, and Benitez vs. Cervanova.