[Yahoo] Safarova advances in Family Circle Cup (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-11-2006, 05:31 PM
Fourteenth-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic advanced to the second round of the Family Circle Cup on Monday, beating Australia's Samantha Stosur 5-7, 6-1, 6-4. In other first-round matches in the clay-court tournament, Puerto Rico's Kristina Brandi beat 13th-seeded Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden 7-5, 6-3, and 16th-seeded Mara Santangelo of Italy defeated France's Stephanie Foretz 6-2, 6-4.