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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 5:29 pm

Errani advances with double-bagel win at US Open

The Associated Press

Fourth-seeded Sara Errani posted a "double bagel" Tuesday, routing "lucky loser" Olivia Rogowska 6-0, 6-0 to advance to the second round of the U.S. Open.

Errani, the 2012 French Open runner-up and a semifinalist at Flushing Meadows last year, needed 51 minutes in Armstrong Stadium to dispatch her 151st-ranked opponent, who lost in qualifying but made it into the main draw when Ayumi Morita withdrew with an injury.

Errani won 54 points to 23 for Rogowska.