Radwanska through in Nottingham, 2 more seeded players fall
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska dropped just three games in advancing to the second round of the grass-court Nottingham Open, while two seeds were eliminated from the Wimbledon warm-up event on Tuesday.
The 13th-ranked Radwanska from Poland beat Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 6-0, 6-3 in her first match since losing in the first round of the French Open.
Second-seeded Zarina Diyas also progressed, beating 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6).
Third-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States was defeated 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 by Monica Niculescu of Romania, and seventh-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova lost 6-3, 6-3 to Britain's Johanna Konta.
Olga Govortsova, Monica Puig, Christina McHale, Sachia Vickery, Magda Linette and Casey Dellacqua were other first-round winners.