WTA Tour

Scheepers out of Baku Cup

2013-07-25 21:13
Chanelle Scheepers (AFP)
Baku -  Israel's Shahar Peer has defeated third-seeded South African Chanelle Scheepers 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Baku Cup.

Peer will face Slovenia's Tadeja Majeric in the last eight on Friday.

Majeric prevailed 7-6 (5), 6-3 over Tereza Martincova of the Czech Republic, securing victory with three second-set breaks.

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina beat Nastassja Burnett of Italy 6-0, 7-6 (3) to line up a quarter-final against second-seeded Donna Vekic of Croatia.

In other games Thursday, Magda Linette of Poland rallied to beat Czech player Kristyna Pliskova 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 and Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan defeated Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

Results from day four of the WTA Baku Cup on (x denotes seeding):

Second round:
Magda Linette (POL) bt Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Shahar Peer (ISR) bt Chanelle Scheepers (RSA x3) 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
Tadeja Majeric (SLO) bt Tereza Martincova (CZE) 7-6 (7/5), 6-3
Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) bt Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
Elina Svitolina (UKR x7) bt Nastassja Burnett (ITA) 6-0, 7-6 (7/3)

Read more on:    wta tour  |  baku cup  |  chanelle scheepers  |  tennis

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk


Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.