Victoria Azarenka advances at Madrid Open, Agnieszka Radwanska ousted

Laura Robson of Britain pulled off the first upset of the tournament, convincingly beating fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-3, 6-1 in a second-round match.

updated: May 07, 2013 09:24 IST
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Madrid: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the second round of the Madrid Open, outlasting Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3).

Azarenka, who finished runner-up in Madrid the last two years, is returning from an ankle injury and said it was good to get a tough test right away.

"I don't think I could have asked for a better match to start after a break," she said.

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  • Leander Paes
  • Mark Knowles
  • Mahesh Bhupathi
  • Victoria Azarenka
  • Agnieszka Radwanska
  • Caroline Wozniacki
  • Samantha Stosur
  • Lukas Dlouhy
  • Novak Djokovic