Thursday, June 21, 2012

Clijsters posts grass win

Updated June 20, 2012 09:52:11

Kim Clijsters advanced past the second round of the 's-Hertogenbosch ATP/WTA grass court tournament in the Netherlands.

Clijsters, who had been hampered by a hip injury earlier this season, defeated Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko 6-2, 6-1.

Elsewhere in the women's draw, Slovakian third seed Dominika Cibulkova defeated Israel's Shahar Peer 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), while eighth-seeded Russian Nadia Petrova triumphed over Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues 7-5, 6-3.

Meanwhile, Spain's top seed David Ferrer accounted for Canadian Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 6-4, 6-4 in the men's opening, while Belgian veteran Xavier Malisse upset second-seeded Sebian Viktor Troicki 7-6 (7-4), 6-2

Tags: tennis, sport, netherlands

First posted June 20, 2012 09:52:11

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