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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.
The 33-year-old struggled with the problem during the clay-court season and has not played since withdrawing from the doubles at Roland Garros with sister Serena.
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.
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 from Orange, Calif., will play 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.
They are Britain's skid-row tennis scrappers who get by on small change, chasing their dreams at far-flung tournaments in outposts like Burnie in Australia or Rimouski, Canada and An Ning in China.
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.
Heather Watson secured her best win since returning from glandular fever to reach the second round of the AEGON International in Eastbourne.
Two seeded players were knocked out of the men's event at the grass-court Topshelf Open and a third was struggling before rain caused a suspension of play on Monday.
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.
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Andy Murray was crowned king of Queen's Club for the third time as the world number two roared back to defeat defending champion Marin Cilic 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 in Sunday's final.