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Del Potro comes back to defeat Lu

LEGG MASON: Taiwan*s 62nd-ranked Lu Yen-hsun made an upset bid but fell short as Argentine world No. 6 Juan Martin Del Potro rallied to wrap up the win

REUTERS AND AFP , WASHINGTON

Chinese 14th seed Zheng Jie defeated Olga Savchuk of the Ukraine 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 and 17th seed Sabine Lisicki of Germany battled past Japanese veteran Kimiko Date Krumm 7-6, 2-6, 7-5.

World No. 1 Dinara Safina will kick off her title defense against Slovakia*s Daniela Hantuchova in the second round yesterday, while three-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova will play third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.

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