Miami, Florida, USA
March 19, 2013
The first day of the 2013 Sony Open Tennis features the first round matches of women's singles.
In a thrilling first round encounter between Su-wei Hsieh and Lesia Tsurenko, Hsieh fought a tough battle to win the match in straight sets. The second set went into a tie-break which Hsieh won 17-15. Shuai Peng, Ayumi Morita and wild card entrant Andrea Petkovic also won their first round matches.
Womens Singles - First Round
Su-wei Hsieh def. Lesia Tsurenko 6-4, 7-6 (17-15)
Shuai Peng def. Sofia Arvidsson 6-3, 6-2
Ayumi Morita def. Heather Watson 1-6, 7-5, 6-4
[WC] Andrea Petkovic def. Bojana Jovanovski 6-3, 6-1
Kiki Bertens def. Anna Tatishvili 6-0, 1-0
Kristina Mladenovic def. Aleksandra Wozniak 7-5, 6-2
Irina-Camelia Begu def. Marina Erakovic 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
Kimiko Date Krumm def. Chanelle Scheepers 6-2, 6-0
Flavia Pennetta def. Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1
[WC] Ajla Tomljanovic def. Ksenia Pervak 6-2, 6-2