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Hampton Leads Southerners At Family Circle Cup; Makes 2nd Round

April 2, 2012 02:42 PM
Jamie Hampton
By Jimmy Vance/USTA Southern intern
Samantha Stosur (AUS) defeated Jamie Hampton in straight sets, 6-0, 7-5 in the second round of the Family Circle Cup.
In previous action
Jamie Hampton pulled out a first-round Family Circle Cup win on Monday. Hampton defeated Sloane Stephens (USA) in straight sets 7-5, 7-6(1).
Hampton earned a hard fought win against Stephens in the opening round . Hampton created the most break chances and earned the victory by winning 37 out of 61 first-serve points that proved to be the vital edge in her triumph. Hampton now faces the fifth-ranked Australian player Samantha Stosur in the second round.
In previous action
Melanie Oudin is going against Anabel Medina Garrigues in the first round of the Family Circle Cup. Oudin, who is from Marietta, GA., is looking to continue improve on her slow start in 2012. Oudin came through qualifying at the Charleston, S.C. tournament.  
Jamie Hampton is facing off against Sloane Stephens in the first round. Hampton is from Atlanta, GA. and is looking to upset some top seeds at this year's tournament.
Irina Falconi's first opponent is Andrea Hlavackova. Falconi, hails from Atlanta, and is looking forward to the challenge of competing against the top women's tennis players in a Premier level event.
For more information on the Family Circle Cup, go to  http://www.familycirclecup.com/index.html



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