Dominguez Lino wins Bogota opener

2:59 PM, Feb 19, 2013   |    comments
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Bogota, Colombia (Sports Network) - Third-seeded Lourdes Dominguez Lino was among Tuesday's opening-round winners at the Copa Claro Colsanitas tennis event.

The Spanish Dominguez Lino took out wild card and veteran Colombian favorite Catalina Castano 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 on the red clay at Centro de Alto Rendimiento. Dominguez Lino titled here in 2006 and 2011 and was the Bogota runner-up in 2005.

A pair of upsets came when Spaniard Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor doused sixth- seeded Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus 6-4, 6-3 and Croatian qualifier Tereza Mrdeza dismissed seventh-seeded Frenchwoman Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (7-5), 6-4.

Also on Day 2, Romanian Alexandra Cadantu handled Portuguese Maria Joao Koehler 6-0, 6-3.

This week's top seed is former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic, who will meet American Julia Cohen in a first-rounder here on Wednesday.

Spaniard Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino defeated Russian Alexandra Panova in last year's Bogota finale.

The newest champion will earn $40,000.

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