Sunfeast Open


In a day of upsets third-seed Yuliana Fedak of Ukraine and eighth-seed Anastasia Rodionova of Russia crashed out of the Sunfeast Open in the first round.

Fedak lost to Italy’s Alberta Brianti in straight sets (6-4, 6-2) while Rodionova was beaten by fellow Russian Alla Kudryavtseva. Kudryavtseva came from behind to win (1-6, 6-3, 6-3).

On Monday, top seed from Switzerland, Martina Hingis easily advanced past the first round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Melinda Czink of Hungary.