Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Wozniacki wins 2nd round in Beijing

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki, recovering from an intestinal virus, played her second round match today at the China Open, and won it in straight sets. She defeated Sara Errani 6-4, 6-2. Also through to the third round is Angelique Kerbe, who defeated Alexandra Dulgheru.

In third round play, 2nd seed Vera Zvonareva (def. Maria Kirilenko), 5th seed Francesca Schiavone (def. Vera Dushevina), 15th seed Shahar Peer (def. Bojana Jovanovski), and Timea Bacsinszky (def. Elena Vesnina) all advanced.

In second round doubles play, the ad hoc team of Agnes Szavay and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova upset 3rd seeds Chan Yung-Jan and Liezel Huber, 6-4, 7-5. The 6th-seeded team of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova received a walkover because one of their opponents, Victoria Azarenka, is injured.

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