United States' Sloane Stephens returns a ball to France's Virginie Razzano during a Fed Cup singles world group playoff tennis match Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Louis. Stephens won 6-2, 6-4.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Jeff Roberson
May 20, 2014

STRASBOURG, France (AP) Top-seeded Sloane Stephens of the United States and sixth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia lost in straight sets in the first round of the Strasbourg International on Tuesday.

Julia Goerges of Germany upset Stephens 6-3, 6-2, and Croatian qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni stunned Jovanovski 6-4, 6-0.

Goerges, a semifinalist at the Pattaya Open in Thailand in February, did not face a break point. She broke for 5-3 in the first set, and in the final set, Stephens dropped serve in the first and seventh games.

Lucic-Baroni offset seven double faults by saving all four break points she faced against Jovanovski.

Other winners included 2011 champion Andrea Petkovic of Germany, seventh-seeded Peng Shuai of China, Monica Puig of Puerto Rico, Americans Christina McHale and Lauren Davis, and Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, who defeated Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland for the first time in five matches.

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