World Match Play first-round results

Updated: July 6, 2006, 7:06 PM ET
Associated Press

Results from the first round of the HSBC Women's World Match Play Championships in Gladstone, N.J.

First Round
(Matches listed in bracket order; seedings in parentheses)

Upper Bracket

Annika Sorenstam (1) def. Virada Nirapathpongporn (64), 3 and 2.
Heather Young (32) def. Sung-Ah Yim (33), 19 holes.
Seon-Hwa Lee (16) def. Aree Song (49), 3 and 2.
Brittany Lang (17) def. Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (48), 3 and 2.
Juli Inkster (8) def. Tina Barrett (57), 2 and 1.
Catriona Matthew (25) def. Beth Daniel (40), 21 holes.
Marcy Hart (56) def. Jeong Jang (9), 2-up.
Liselotte Neumann (24) def. Karen Stupples (41), 3 and 1.
Karrie Webb (4) def. Nancy Scranton (61), 4 and 2.
Gloria Hee Jung Park (29) def. Rachel Hetherington (36), 1-up.
Pat Hurst (13) def. Reilley Rankin (52), 21 holes.
Helen Alfredsson (45) def. Julieta Granada (20), 3 and 2.
Paula Creamer (5) def. Miriam Nagl (60), 2 and 1.
Marisa Baena (37) def. Wendy Ward (28), 21 holes.
Morgan Pressel (12) def. Sarah Lee (53), 20 holes.
Meena Lee (21) def. Sherri Steinhauer (44), 2 and 1.

Lower Bracket

Michelle Wie (2) def. Candy Hannemann (63), 5 and 3.
Christina Kim (34) def. Joo Mi Kim (31), 2 and 1.
Se-Ri Pak (15) def. Angela Stanford (50), 5 and 4.
Lorie Kane (47) def. Natalie Gulbis (18), 3 and 2.
Brandie Burton (58) def. Yuri Fudoh (7), 4 and 3.
Brittany Lincicome (39) def. Michele Redman (26), 20 holes.
Kyeong Bae (55) def. Ai Miyazato (10), 2-up.
Suzann Pettersen (42) def. Young Kim (23), 2 and 1.
Lorena Ochoa (3) def. Il Mi Chung (62), 3 and 1.
Karine Icher (35) def. Stacy Prammanasudh (30), 4 and 3.
Mi Hyun Kim (14) def. Nicole Castrale (51), 4 and 2.
Laura Davies (46) def. Jee Young Lee (19), 2 and 1.
Cristie Kerr (6) def. Young Jo (59), 1-up.
Sophie Gustafson (27) def. Gwladys Nocera (38), 3 and 2.
Lindsey Wright (54) def. Hee-Won Han (11), 5 and 4.
Laura Diaz (43) bye.


Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press

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