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Andreescu among victorious Canadian foursome, takes grass-court opener at Libema Open

Canada's Bianca Andreescu started her grass-court season with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Dutch qualifier Eva Vedder on Tuesday in first-round action at the Libema Open in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

Andreescu won on her second match point when Vedder returned her serve wide.

The 23-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., put the match away with a solid third set in which she won 68 per cent of service points and didn't face break point.

She had 18 break-point chances against Vedder, converting four of them.

Andreescu will next face sixth seed Yue Yuan of China in the second round of the WTA 250 event.

WATCH | Andreescu outlasts Dutch qualifier in Round 1 of Libema Open:

Also in the Netherlands, Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., downed eighth seed Jordan Thompson of Australia 6-3, 6-4.

In other grass-court results Tuesday, Vancouver's Rebecca Marino defeated Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 6-1, 6-4 in the opening round of the Nottingham Open in England.

Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., defeated French qualifier Matteo Martineau 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the opening round of the Stuttgart Open in Germany.

WATCH | Marino earns straight-sets victory over Switzerland's Golubic:

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