Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/24/13
Novak Djokovic, the world No. 1, cruised through to round four; Maria Sharapova, the world No. 2, had to fight a little harder to get there. But for Lauren Davis, the third round of the Sony Open proved both disappointing and painful. She got stung on the butt by a wasp. Then she drew blood on her thigh with an errant finger nail. The 19-year-old who trains at the Evert Academy in Boca Raton, insists the wasp sting did not have an effect on her 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 loss to Alize Cornet of France, but the heat could not have helped. Both players left the court in wheelchairs. With on-court temperatures soaring into the 90s and the humidity high, WTA rules kicked in and the players were given a 10-minute heat break at the end of the second set. But by the end of the third they were both suffering and needed assistance. It has been an eventful few days for Davis, who got into the draw as a lucky loser when Viktoria Azarenka withdrew and then saved three match points before beating her fri...
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