American Hampton, McHale win at Indian Wells

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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- Two young American women stepped into the BNP Paribas Open spotlight Friday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Jamie Hampton, a wild-card entry who last week moved into the top 100 for the first time at No. 99, beat former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 6-4, 6-3.

A few minutes later, Christina McHale beat Elena Vesnina of Russia, 6-3, 7-5 to set up a possible third-round match against Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, who was scheduled to play the final match Friday night.

Australian Open champion and top-ranked Victoria Azarenka was also scheduled to play with a matchup against Mona Barthel of Germany.