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Top-seeded players out of Strasbourg International

Published May 21, 2013 9:40 am

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Strasbourg, France • Top-seeded Marion Bartoli and No. 2 Tamira Paszek were eliminated from the first round of the Strasbourg International on Tuesday.

Bartoli, a former Wimbledon finalist, lost to Camila Giorgi 6-3, 6-2. Paszek fell to French wild-card entry Virgine Razzano 6-1, 6-4. Bartoli dropped her serve six times in the match against the 88th-ranked Italian, who had four aces.

Also, American Christina McHale lost to Lauren Davis 7-5, 6-3, while Eugenie Bouchard, Johanna Larsson, Lucie Hradecka, Magda Linette and Shelby Rogers all advanced.

Heavy rain prevented play on Monday, forcing seven first-round matches to be moved to Tuesday.