WTA Tour

Scheepers into next round

2013-05-22 19:49
Chanelle Scheepers (Getty Images)
Strasbourg - Chanelle Scheepers is through to the third round of the Strasbourg International, with more seeded players falling by the wayside.

Seeded players Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan and Monica Niculescu of Romania were beaten Wednesday in the second round of the Strasbourg International.

The fourth-seeded Hsieh lost 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) to Misaki Doi of Japan, and fifth-seeded Niculescu fell 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to Anna Tatishvili of Georgia.

Seventh-seeded Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa reached the quarterfinals by beating American Shelby Rogers 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Flavia Pennetta, Johanna Larsson, Eugenie Bouchard and Lucie Hradecka also advanced to the last eight.

Later Wednesday, third-seeded Alize Cornet was scheduled to play Magda Linette.

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

Second Round:

Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) bt Camila Giorgi (ITA) 6-3, 6-0

Chanelle Scheepers (RSA x7) bt Shelby Rogers (USA) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Anna Tatishvili (GEO) bt Monica Niculescu (ROM x5) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Alize Cornet (FRA x3) bt Magda Linette (POL) 6-3, 6-4

Flavia Pennetta (ITA) bt Mara Teresa Torro (ESP) 6-2, 6-3

Misaki Doi (JPN) bt Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE x4) 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7/3)

Lucie Hradecka (CZE) bt Lauren Davis (USA) 6-2, 6-2

Johanna Larsson (SWE) bt Virginie Razzano (FRA) 6-3, 6-3


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