[Yahoo] Smashnova-Pistolesi wins at Filderstadt

Rusty Backhand
10-05-2004, 04:01 PM
Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi upset eighth-seeded Ai Sugiyama of Japan 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the opening round Monday at the Porsche Grand Prix, where the field has been decimated by injuries. The $650,000 tournament, which usually a stellar field, still boasts nine of the world's top 15 but has lost four former No.