Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain celebrates her win over Elena Vesnina of Russia during their US Open 2016 women's single match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 3, 2016. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Second-Seeded Suarez Navarro Advances in Switzerland

BIEL, Switzerland (AP) -- Second-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro eased to a 6-1, 6-2 win over 86th-ranked American Julia Boserup in the Biel Ladies Open first round on Wednesday.

The 23rd-ranked Spaniard, who got a wild card to enter an indoor hard-court event making its WTA Tour debut, forced six breaks of serve for victory in 68 minutes.

Seventh-seeded Julie Goerges of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Oceane Dodin of France 6-4, 6-3.

All four second-round matches Wednesday were won in straight sets.

Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic beat Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-1, 6-2; Elise Mertens of Belgium beat Mona Barthel of Germany 6-2, 6-4; and Anett Kontaveit of Estonia won 6-3, 6-2 against Evgeniya Rodina of Russia.

Read more top stories

Share This Story