Chakvetadze kicks off Wimbledon tuneup with first-round win

Updated: June 17, 2007, 1:09 PM ET
Associated Press

DEN BOSCH, Netherlands -- Third-seeded Anna Chakvetadze of Russia rallied past Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 Sunday in the first round of the grass-court Ordina Open.

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Roberta Vinci of Italy defeated Elena Bovina of Russia 6-0, 6-4 in the Wimbledon tuneup and will next play French Open semifinalist Jelena Jankovic, who recieved a bye into the second round.

On the men's side, Dutch wild card Robin Haase edged Florent Serra of France 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

Later Sunday, Benjamin Becker of Germany was to play Olivier Rochus of Belgium.


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