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Results at the 1.34-million-dollar WTA Rome International here on Wednesday:

1st rd
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) bt Nadia Petrova (RUS x18) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) bt Nicole Vaidisova (CZE x13) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) bt Tathiana Garbin (ITA) 7-5, 6-4
Flavia Pennetta (ITA) bt Olga Savchuk (UKR) 6-7 (11/9), 6-3, 6-1
Alize Cornet (FRA) bt Vera Dushevina (RUS) 6-1, 6-3
Patty Schnyder (SUI x9) bt Mariya Koryttseva (UKR) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

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(AFP)