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Dellacqua starts with a win in Estoril
Apr

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Dellacqua starts with a win in Estoril

Australian Casey Dellacqua kicked off the Estoril Open with a straight-sets victory over China’s Zhang Shuai on Monday.

Playing her first match since Wimbledon 2010 after a long injury lay-off, Dellacqua advanced to the second round of the joint ATP-WTA tour event with the 6-2 6-1 victory.

Fellow Australian Anastasia Rodionova did not fare as well, losing 6-1 7-6(5) 6-4 to unseeded Russian Alla Kudryavtseva.

Dellacqua will have to wait to find out who her next opponent will be - either second-seeded Australian Jarmila Gajdosova or Czech Renata Voracova. Dellacqua has beaten world No.95 Voracova in their only WTA meeting to date back in 2005 on clay, while Dellacqua and Gajdosova have never faced each other in a WTA event.

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  1. Jerald Says: April 27th, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    Wow what a fantastic win in the 1st round… Will be interesting how you go against Jarmila :0

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