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Generali Ladies: Giorgi beats 2012 runner-up Goerges in Linz

Linz, Austria: Camila Giorgi of Italy upset last year's finalist Julia Goerges of Germany 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Generali Ladies on Tuesday.The 105th-ranked Giorgi, who won three qualifying matches to reach

India TV News Desk Updated on: October 08, 2013 19:40 IST
generali ladies giorgi beats 2012 runner up goerges in linz
generali ladies giorgi beats 2012 runner up goerges in linz

Linz, Austria: Camila Giorgi of Italy upset last year's finalist Julia Goerges of Germany 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Generali Ladies on Tuesday.






The 105th-ranked Giorgi, who won three qualifying matches to reach the main draw, avoided break points and converted the second match point on her serve.

Giorgi next plays fifth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium, who rallied to beat 17-year-old Donna Vekic of Croatia 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Also, seeded players Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain and Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia reached the second round.

No. 4 Suarez Navarro defeated Kristyna Pliskova of Czech Republic 6-2, 6-3, and No. 7 Cibulkova came from behind to beat Annika Beck of Germany 3-6, 6-2, 6-1.
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