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Second-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka beat Paolo Lorenzi 6-3, 7-6 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Topshelf Open on the grass courts of Rosmalen.
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2-seeded Li Na of China a walkover into the quarterfinals. Bartoli, the 2011 champion, reached the second round with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Flavia Pennetta of Italy on Monday.
A protester carrying a flare got onto the court during the French Open final. Tennis tournaments around the world are taking steps in the aftermath to prevent such an occurence.
Although Radwanska tied it 5-5 when Hampton served for the first set and held a set point at 6-5, she was overwhelmed in the tiebreaker and failed to rally in the second set.
After 16 consecutive years of always showing up at Wimbledon, winning five titles along the way, Venus Williams pulled out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament Tuesday, citing a lower back injury.
British number one Laura Robson recorded her first win under new coach Miles Maclagan to reach the second round of the Aegon International in Eastbourne.
The 100th-ranked Johnson will be playing in the singles at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament for the first time since becoming a full-time professional last summer.
French Open finalist David Ferrer lost his first-round match Tuesday at the Topshelf Open, a grass-court tournament held the week before Wimbledon.
Defending champion Tamira Paszek was forced to retire with a left thigh injury during her first-round match against 2009 champion Caroline Wozniacki at Eastbourne Tuesday.
Only three British men made it through the first round of Wimbledon qualifying at the Bank of England sports club in Roehampton on Monday.
Last year's Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska is hoping to improve her grass-play consistency on what she calls her favourite surface as she starts her grand slam preparation as women's top seed at the ATP-WTA Eastbourne International.
In the category of no rest for the weary, yet another Grand Slam event will swing into action next week when Wimbledon commences, with Roger Federer as the defending champion.
The third-seeded American lost 6-7 , 6-3, 6-4 to Evgeny Donskoy on Monday. No. 6 Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus, No.
Heather Watson secured her best win since returning from glandular fever to reach the second round of the AEGON International in Eastbourne.
Elena Vesnina beat seventh-seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the grass-court Aegon International.
After Rep. Trent Franks' comment that pregnancies resulting from rape are "very low," House Republicans went into quiet damage control mode on his bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks - first adding an exception for rape and incest, and then putting conservative Rep. Marsha Blackburn in charge of overseeing the legislation.