Kanepi into second round in Paris

  • 2011-05-23
  • Jared Grellet
ROLAND GARROS, France –Kaia Kanepi has become the first Baltic player for 2011 to make it past the first round of the French Open. Taking to the court for the final match of Day 2, the 17th seeded Estonian needed just over 70 minutes to dispose of Swede Sofia Arvidsson 7-5 6-1. Kanepi had the upper hand throughout the opening but failed to make the most of a host of break point opportunities, converting on just two of six occasions, allowing Arvidsson to remain in the set. The second set was far more clear cut for Kanepi, winning points ...
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