WTA Linz Gallery: Paszek, Hantuchova ousted, Goerges, Petkovic through

LINZ, Austria — Day two of main draw play saw a few surprises as qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands took out No. 7 seed Tamira Paszek, Petra Martic sent off Sorana Cirstea, and qualifier Kirsten Flipkens defeated Alize Cornet. (Gallery below)

Two time champion Ana Ivanovic, world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, and crowd favorite Sabine Lisicki will all be in action on Wednesday to round off the first round of play, so check back tomorrow for more photos of the ladies!

Our photographer Rick Gleijm caught all the on-court action from the singles play today, including Hantuchova, Goerges, Paszek, Petkovic, Burdette, Pervak, Mattek-Sands and Cornet. Don’t forget to check out all our galleries from Linz on the homepage!

Full Results: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Singles – First Round
(5) Julia Goerges (GER) d. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 64 76(5)
(Q) Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) d. (7) Tamira Paszek (AUT) 62 64
Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) d. Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 63 64
Simona Halep (ROU) d. (Q) Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 30 ret. (right shoulder injury)
Romina Oprandi (SUI) d. Alexandra Cadantu (ROU) 62 61
Petra Martic (CRO) d. Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 64 63
(Q) Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d. Alizé Cornet (FRA) 64 63
(Q) Mallory Burdette (USA) d. (LL) Ksenia Pervak (KAZ) 63 64
(LL) Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) d. (LL) Catalina Castaño (COL) 60 64
(WC) Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 76(3) 62

Doubles – First Round
(1) Groenefeld/Peschke (GER/CZE) d. Dzehalevich/Kalashnikova (BLR/GEO) 62 62
Jugic-Salkic/Klemenschits (BIH/AUT) d. Castaño/Hrdinova (COL/CZE) 63 64

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