Belinda Bencic wins first round match in Stuttgart By Reuters

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Eighth-seeded Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic claimed a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Germany’s Nastasja Schunk on Monday in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany.

Bencic completed the victory over 17-year-old Schunk in one hour and 28 minutes. Schunk entered the main draw with two qualifying wins.

The only other first round match of the day saw Maria Sakkari and the Greek registered six aces while posting a 6-2, 6-2 victory over German wildcard Andrea Petkovic. Sakkari won 80.8% of his first serve points.

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Eighth seed Qiang Wang defeated Russia’s Anastasia Gasanova 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the first round in Istanbul, Turkey.

Croatia’s Ana Konjuh also advanced with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Italy’s Sara Errani. Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic clinched a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 victory over Spain’s Nuria Parrizas Diaz.

Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic outlived Spain’s Cristina Bucsa 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3. In addition, a match between Russians Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Anastasia Potapotva was suspended due to rain before the third set and will resume on Tuesday.

(Media at field level)

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