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Dolonc knocks out No. 8 Shvedova

Vesna Dolonc of Serbia
Vesna Dolonc of Serbia won a main-drawn match for the first time since Wimbledon, above.
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TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (AP)

Moscow-born Vesna Dolonc of Serbia won a main-drawn match for the first time since Wimbledon when she beat eighth-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6 (6), 7-5 in the first round of the Tashkent Open on Tuesday.

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The defeat of Shvedova, who went three rounds at the U.S. Open, ensured at least two unseeded players will reach the quarterfinals.

No. 7-seeded Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan became the sixth and last of the eight seeds to make the second round when she took care of Maryna Zanevska of Ukraine 6-3, 6-4.

Also opening winners were Julia Glushko of Israel, Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic, Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor of Spain and Misaki Doi of Japan.

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