Tennis: Israel's Shahar Pe'er wins first round of Marrakech tournament

April 21, 2014 16:37


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Israel's top female tennis player Shahar Pe'er beat Petra Martic of Croatia to make it into the second round of the Marrakech Grand Prix tournament in Morocco on Monday. 

Pe'er ranked 92 in the world, beat the 108 ranked Croatian 6-2, 6-3.

The Israeli will next face the winner of the match between world ranked 36 Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine and 79 ranked Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria. 

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