Tennis

Anderson on song in Paris

2012-05-30 17:04
Kevin Anderson (File)
Cape Town - South Africa's No 1 tennis player, Kevin Anderson, has reached the third round of the French Open after beating Argentina's Horacio Zeballos in four sets in Paris on Wednesday.

The 31st seeded finished strongly, taking the fourth set without dropping a game in a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 win.

Anderson will next face seventh seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic for a spot in the round of 16.

Earlier on Wednesday, South Africa's top women's player, Chanelle Scheepers, was beaten 6-3, 6-3 in her second round clash against Russian 27th seed Nadia Petrova.

Latest results from the fourth day of the 2012 French Open at Roland Garros on Wednesday (x denotes seeded player):

Men

Second round


Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) bt Blaz Kavcic (SLO) 6-0, 6-4, 6-4
Nicolas Devilder (FRA) bt Michael Berrer (GER) 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-2
Andreas Seppi (ITA x22) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 6-7 (5/7), 6-2, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2
Roger Federer (SUI x3) bt Adrian Ungur (ROM) 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (6/8), 6-3
Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG x9) bt Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 6-4
Marin Cilic (CRO x21) bt Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP) 7-6 (7/4), 6-2, 6-3
Tomas Berdych (CZE x7) bt Michael Llodra (FRA) 6-2, 6-3, 6-3
Kevin Anderson (RSA x31) bt Horacio Zeballos (ARG) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 Kevin Anderson
Women

Second round


Victoria Azarenka (BLR x1) bt Dinah Pfizenmaier (GER) 6-1, 6-1
Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) bt Zheng Jie (CHN x31) 6-2, 6-4
Maria Jose Martinez (ESP) bt Lucie Safarova (CZE x20) 6-4, 7-5
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x15) bt Vania King (USA) 6-0, 6-2
Mathilde Johansson (FRA) bt Petra Cetkovska (CZE x24) 7-6 (7/1), 6-2
Nadia Petrova (RUS x27) bt Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 6-3, 6-3
Samantha Stosur (AUS x6) bt Irina Falconi (USA) 6-1, 6-4
Sara Errani (ITA x21) bt Melanie Oudin (USA) 6-2, 6-3
Ana Ivanovic (SRB x13) bt Shahar Peer (ISR) 6-2, 6-2
Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP x29) bt Irena Pavlovic (FRA) 6-3, 6-2

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