[Yahoo] Kuznetsova advances at Family Circle (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-12-2006, 11:01 PM
Svetlana Kuznetsova surged past Meghann Shaughnessy 6-0, 6-1 in her opening match at the Family Circle Cup on Wednesday, happy that her injured hip is better but now troubled by an aching elbow. The fourth-seeded Russian won in Miami two weeks ago and pulled out of Amelia Island last week with a strained hip after reaching the semifinals.