Scheepers ousted in Brussels

2012-05-23 21:06
Chanelle Scheepers (File)
Brussels - South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers was on Wednesday ousted in the second round of the Brussels Open by Alison Van Uytvanck from Belgium.

Scheepers, who jumped five places to No 45 on the WTA rankings on Monday, lost 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to the 18-year-old world No 450.

The 28-year-old South African started the tournament well when she beat Russia's world No 24 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-2 in the first round.

Scheepers will now head to Paris where the French Open starts on Sunday.

Results from the third day of the WTA Brussels Open on Wednesday (x denotes seeding):

Second round:

Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) bt Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x4) bt Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 6-3, 6-4
Urszula Radwanska (POL) bt Marion Bartoli (FRA x2) 6-4, 6-2
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x1) bt Lesya Tsurenko (UKR) 6-1, 6-0
Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) bt Nadia Petrova (RUS x10) 6-3, 6-2
Kaia Kanepi (EST x8) bt Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 6-2, 6-2
Simona Halep (ROM) bt Monica Niculescu (ROM) 6-1, 6-1
Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) bt Arantxa Rus (NED) 6-2, 3-1 retired

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