Day 2: Australian Open Women’s singles round 1 results – Jan. 14

MELBOURNE (Sporting Alert) — Results and scores from the first round of the 2014 Australian Open Tennis tournament – Women’s singles matches on Tuesday.

Five top ten seeds were in action and they all moved on to the second round with respective victories.

Defending champion and second-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 7-6(2), 6-2, No.3 Maria Sharapova of Russia was an easy 6-3, 6-4 winner over American Bethanie Mattek-Sands, No.5 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2, while the eighth-seeded Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) beat Misaki Doi (Japan) 6-1, 6-2 and Denmark’s No. 10 seed Caroline Wozniacki breezed past Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) 6-0, 6-2.

Seeded players getting dumped in the women’s singles round one were No. 19 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) who went out 6-3, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina (Ukraine), No. 21 Sorana Cirstea (Romania), who was beaten 6-4, 7-6(6) by Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) and No. 24 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) was dumped 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 by Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain).

Australian Open Women’s singles round 1 results – Jan. 14

No. 2 Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Johanna Larsson (Sweden) 7-6(2) 6-2
No.3 Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands (U.S.) 6-3 6-4
No.5 Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan) 6-0 5-7 6-2
No. 8 Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) beat Misaki Doi (Japan) 6-1 6-2
No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Lourdes Dominguez Lino (Spain) 6-0 6-2
No. 11 Simona Halep (Romania) beat Katarzyna Piter (Poland) 6-0 6-1
No. 16 Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) beat Vania King (U.S.) 6-3 6-2
No. 25 Alize Cornet (France) beat Polona Hercog (Slovenia) 1-0 (Hercog retired)
No. 33 Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) beat Jana Cepelova (Slovakia) 6-7(1) 6-1 6-3
No. 13 Sloane Stephens (U.S.) beat Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan) 7-6(1) 6-3
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) beat No. 19 Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-3 6-3
No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-3 6-4
Marina Erakovic (New Zealand) beat No. 21 Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 6-4 7-6(6)
Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat No. 24 Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) 6-2 2-6 6-2
No. 29 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia) beat Teliana Pereira (Brazil) 7-6(7) 6-4
No. 32 Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia) beat Andrea Petkovic (Germany) 6-2 6-3
Yvonne Meusburger (Austria) beat Chanelle Scheepers (South Africa) 7-6(3) 6-4
Ayumi Morita (Japan) beat Nadiya Kichenok (Ukraine) 6-2 7-6(5)
Ajla Tomljanovic (Croatia) beat Tadeja Majeric (Slovenia) 3-6 7-6(1) 6-4
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) beat Timea Babos (Hungary) 4-6 6-4 7-5
Karin Knapp (Italy) beat Paula Ormaechea (Argentina) 6-4 6-2
Olivia Rogowska (Australia) beat Mariana Duque (Colombia) 6-3 6-3
Olga Govortsova (Belarus) beat Duan Yingying (China) 6-0 7-6(6)
Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) beat Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-4
Kurumi Nara (Japan) beat Peng Shuai (China) 7-5 4-6 6-3
Varvara Lepchenko (U.S.) beat Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine) 2-6 6-3 6-4
Camila Giorgi (Italy) beat Storm Sanders (Australia) 4-6 6-1 6-4
Galina Voskoboeva (Kazakhstan) beat Irina Begu (Romania) 7-5 4-6 7-5
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) beat Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 6-1 4-6 6-1
Christina Mchale (U.S.) beat Chan Yung-Jan (Taiwan) 7-5 6-4
Stefanie Voegele (Switzerland) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 7-5 7-5
Mandy Minella (Luxembourg) beat Carina Witthoeft (Germany) 6-1 6-4

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