Top-seeded Pam Shriver needed only 40 minutes to defeat Tina Mochizuki of South Pasadena, Calif., 6-1, 6-1, Wednesday in the second round of a $150,000 Virginia Slims tournament at the Newport Casino.
Shriver, ranked sixth in the world, did not allow a point in two service games and gave up just one point in each of the other five games she served. She also broke Mochizuki's serve five times.
"I thought she'd serve and volley more," Shriver said, "but her first-serve percentage was the prime interest rate."
In another match, fifth-seeded Lori McNeil had to rally to defeat Caryn Copeland, 6-7, 6-2, 6-2.
McNeil, ranked 57th, dominated the last two sets. She broke Copeland in the first and third games of the second set.
In the deciding set, McNeil broke at love in the third game and then broke again in the fifth game for a 4-1 lead. Copeland won the next game, breaking serve, but McNeil broke back and closed out the match by hitting a forehand volley winner on the second match point.
"I started off slow because I was having trouble with my serve and return of serve, but she was also playing well," McNeil said. "But after the first set, I played better."
In the another match, Wendy White routed Jennifer Mundel of South Africa, 6-2, 6-2.