Early exit for Goerges in Austria

Top seed Julia Goerges crashed out of the Gastein Ladies in Austria at the first hurdle on Tuesday, losing to Dutch qualifier Richel Hogenkamp.

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In a match that suffered four hours of interruptions due to rain, Goerges went down 3-6 6-3 6-3.

Rain played a major role in a shortened day's play in Bad Gastein. Before the weather brought about an early conclusion, second-seeded Yanina Wickmayer cruised past Mariana Duque-Marino 6-3 6-4

Seventh-seeded Alize Cornet topped Edina Gallovits-Hall 7-5 7-5 to progress, and number four Carla Suarez-Navarro beat Marta Domachowska 6-4 7-5.

There were also wins for Estrella Cabeza Candela, Sacha Jones, Sarah Gronert and Mandy Minella.



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