Scheepers, Torro-Flor into 2nd round at Morocco
- Associated Press
- April 22, 2013 - 5:24 PM
MARRAKECH, Morocco - Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa and Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor of Spain won in straight sets Monday at the Grand Prix SAR.
Scheepers and Torro-Flor will meet in the second round.
Scheepers beat second-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-3, 6-1, and Torro-Flor defeated Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-1.
Scheepers had four aces and broke six times against Cirstea, who won their only previous meeting on hard courts two years ago at Brisbane, Australia.
Rus struggled on serve, double-faulting eight times and winning only 50 percent of first-serve points.
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