Schnyder Wins at Uniqua Grand Prix
VIENNA, Austria (AP)_ Eighth-seeded Patty Schnyder of Switzerland advanced in the Uniqua Grand Prix tennis tournament on Monday, while sixth-seeded Henrieta Nagyova of Slovakia was eliminated.
Schnyder defeated Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie of Romania 7-6, 6-4, rebounding from a 1-4 deficit in the second set. Nagyova was beaten by Israel’s Anna Smashnova 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.
In another match lasting more than two hours, Denisa Chladkova of the Czech Republic knocked out fellow Czech Adriana Gersi, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-4.