WTA Tour

Kontaveit out of Swedish Open

2014-07-16 22:00
Anett Kontaveit (Getty Images)

Bastad - Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit is out of the Swedish Open, a day after beating top-seeded Alize Cornet.

Kontaveit lost to Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round.

Lara Arruabarrena of Spain beat sixth-seeded Annika Beck of Germany 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2) at Bastad Tennis Stadium and Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa defeated Germany's Laura Siegemund 3-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Two seeded players went out of first-round matches on Wednesday.

Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada beat third-seeded Camila Giorgi of Italy 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 while Julia Goerges of Germany ousted seventh-seeded Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor of Spain 6-2, 6-0.

Spain's Silvia Soler-Espinosa beat Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3.

Results on the third day of the WTA Swedish Open on Wednesday (x dentoes seeding):

Second round
Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) bt Laura Siegemund (GER) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) bt Annika Beck (GER x6) 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/2)
Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) bt Dinah Pfizenmaier (GER) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Jana Cepelova (SVK) bt Anett Kontaveit (EST) 6-4, 6-3

First round
Julia Goerges (GER) bt Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor (ESP x7) 6-2, 6-0
Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) bt Camila Giorgi (ITA x3) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Mona Barthel (GER) bt Tereza Martincova (CZE) 6-4, 6-4
Silvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) bt Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-3

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