Charleston - Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark defeated Annika
Beck of Germany 7-5, 6-1 on Thursday in the third round of the Volvo Car Open.
The fifth-seeded Wozniacki, who lost to Johanna Konta of
Britain in the final of the Miami Open last Saturday, saved four of five break
points in the decisive second set while Beck failed to save any in three tries.
In other singles matches on the green clay at Daniel Island:
Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 7-5, 7-6 (6);
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia upset seventh-seeded Kiki Bertens of the
Netherlands 7-6 (5), 6-4; Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia defeated Fanny Stollar
6-1, 1-0 after the Hungarian teenager retired; and Irina-Camelia Begu of
Romania upset Samantha Stosur of Australia 7-5, 6-3.
In doubles competition, Abigail Spears of the United States
and Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia defeated Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine and
Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski 6-1, 6-4.