What's buzzing:

Kontaveit ousts top-seeded Cornet at Swedish Open

AP - Sports
Kontaveit ousts top-seeded Cornet at Swedish Open
.

View photo

Alize Cornet of France returns to Eugenie Bouchard of Canada in their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday, June 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) -- Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit upset top-seeded Alize Cornet of France 7-6 (3), 6-3 Tuesday in the first round of the Swedish Open.

The pair broke each other's serve twice in the first set before the 161st-ranked Kontaveit won the tiebreaker against the 21st-ranked Cornet. The 18-year-old Kontaveit next faces Jana Cepelova of Slovakia.

Cornet wasn't the only seeded player to go out on Tuesday. Laura Siegemund of Germany defeated fourth-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-5, 6-3, while Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands beat fifth-seeded Slovakian Anna Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-1.

Also, Germany's Dina Pfizenmaier advanced to the second round by defeating two-time winner and eighth-seeded Polona Hercog of Slovenia 7-5, 7-6 (5).

However, sixth-seeded Annika Beck of Germany beat Poland's Katarzyna Piter 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 after breaking her serve 10 times.

Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Football
View Comments (5)