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Wozniak advances in Texas

2012-08-20 08:57

Grapevine - Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak beat fifth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-0, 7-6 (2) on Sunday in the first round of the Texas Open.

Two weeks ago in Montreal, Wozniak became the first Canadian since 1992 to reach the Rogers Cup quarterfinals.

In other first-round matches, seventh-seeded Chanelle Scheepers beat Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-0, 6-2, and eighth-seeded Sorana Cirstea topped Jarmila Gajdosova 7-6 (2), 6-4.

Fourth-seeded Yanina Wickmayer faced Heather Watson in a late match.

AP