Monday, January 28, 2013 9:25 am
Erakovic beats 3rd-seeded Hsieh at Pattaya Open
The Associated Press
Hsieh lost to defending champion Daniela Hantuchova in last year's semifinals and was upstaged on Monday by Erakovic, who is ranked 74th in the world.
Also, wild-card entrant Varatchaya Wongteanchai of Thailand beat Annika Beck of Germany 6-3, 6-3 and Alexandra Panova of Russia defeated Irina-Camelia Begu 7-6, 3-2 when the Romanian retired in the second set.
Mathilde Johansson of France defeated Chang Kai-chen of Taiwan 6-4, 6-3.