Wickmayer on song in Austria

2012-06-14 21:01
Yanina Wickmayer (AFP)

Bad Gastein, Austria  - Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium defeated last year's finalist Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in the second round of the Gastein Ladies on Thursday.

The second-seeded Wickmayer will next face Austria's Yvonne Meusburger, who won against Bulgaria's Dia Evtimova 6-2, 6-3.

The third-seeded Ksenia Pervak of Kazakhstan beat Sarah Gronert of Germany 6-2, 6-3 to set up a quarterfinal against the 190th-ranked Chichi Scholl of the United States, who defeated sixth-seeded Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-3, 6-4.

The seventh-seeded Alize Cornet of France and eight-seeded Johanna Larsson of Sweden also advanced to the quarterfinals.

Cornet defeated Sacha Jones of Australia 6-3, 6-2 and will next play Estrella Cabeza Candela of Spain, who beat Dutch qualifier Richel Hogenkamp 6-4, 6-3.

Hogenkamp eliminated top-seeded Julia Goerges in the opening round.

Larsson beat Jill Craybas of the United States 6-2, 6-3 and next takes on Mandy Minella of Luxembourg, who downed fourth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

Results on Thursday from the Gastein Ladies, a $220,000 WTA tournament on outdoor clay at the Europaeischer Hof (seedings in parentheses):


Second Round

Estrella Cabeza Candela, Spain, def. Richel Hogenkamp, Netherlands, 6-4, 6-3.
Alize Cornet (7), France, def. Sacha Jones, Australia, 6-3, 6-2.
Chichi Scholl, United States, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 6-3, 6-4.
Johanna Larsson (8), Sweden, def. Jill Craybas, United States, 6-2, 6-3.
Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, def. Carla Suarez Navarro (4), Spain, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
Ksenia Pervak (3), Kazakhstan, def. Sarah Gronert, Germany, 6-2, 6-3.
Yanina Wickmayer (2), Belgium, def. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Austria, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3.
Yvonne Meusburger, Austria, def. Dia Evtimova, Bulgaria, 6-2, 6-3.

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