VIENNA: Sania Mirza crashed out of the WTA Kremlin Cup in the first round going down 6-3, 6-4 to Argentine Gisela Dulko in Moscow on Monday.

The 29th ranked Indian could not find her bearings and went out of the $2,340,000 Tier I tournament in an hour and 15 minutes.

Bopanna-Rochus advance

Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Belgium’s Oliver Rochus of Belgium beat Thomas Johansson of Sweden and Todd Perry of Australia 6-2, 6-7(4), 10-8 in the first round of the Stockholm Open.

Important results: At Vienna (BA-CA Trophy): First round: Ivan Ljubicic bt Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-4, 7-5; Andreas Seppi bt Marcos Baghdatis 6-2, 6-2; Stefan Koubek bt Carlos Moya 7-6(3), 5-7, 6-2.

At Moscow (Kremlin Cup): Women: First round: Nicole Vaidisova bt Yaroslava Shvedova 7-6 (3), 6-3; Gisela Dulko bt Sania Mirza 6-3, 6-4; Marion Bartoli bt Alona Bondarenko 6-2, 7-5; Patty Schnyder bt Emilie Loit 6-4, 6-1; Vera Dushevina bt Eleni Danilidou 7-5, 6-1.

Men: First round: Nikolay Davydenko bt Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(0), 6-2; Paul-Henri Matheu bt Sebastien Grosjean 6-2, 6-2.

At Stockholm (Stockholm Open): First round: Filip Prpic bt Oscar Hernandez 6-2, 7-6(4); Jarkko Nieminen bt Tobias Kamke 6-1, 6-2; Albert Montanes bt Rohan Bopanna 7-6(5), 6-1.

At Bangkok (Bangkok Open): First round: Flavia Pennetta bt Noppawan Lertcheewakarn 6-0, 6-2. — Agencies

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