Posted April 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Second-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany overcame a sluggish start to beat Britain's Anne Keothavong 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Thursday and reach the third round of the e-Boks Open. The 24-year-old Kerber broke Keothavong four times in the second set and then earned the only break of the decider. She will face countrywoman Mona Barthel in the next round. Earlier Thursday, Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski advanced after defeating Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-1. Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was playing Pauline Parmentier of France later.

Wozniacki, Kerber advance at e-Boks

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark easily reached the third round of the e-Boks Open on Thursday by cruising past Pauline Parmentier of France 6-2, 6-1. The 21-year old two-time defending champion broke Parmentier twice in the first set and three times in the second to clinch the victory in 1 hour, 7 minutes. She will face France's Alize Cornet in the next round. Earlier...

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by Lindsay Gibbs So, you finally have a handle on all the Germans surging up the rankings on the WTA tour, right?  You know all about Sabine Lisicki’s comeback, Andrea Petkovic’s dancing, Julia Goerges’s pronunciation, and Angelique Kerber’s legitimacy.  But what about the youngest German in the top 50, Mona Barthel? The twenty-one year old has been turning heads this...
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