Found January 08, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
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(January 8, 2013) American qualifier Lauren Davis upset second-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-1, 6-3 in a second-round match interrupted by rain at Hobart. No.8 seed Sloane Stephens defeated Simona Halep 6-4 6-0 to advance to the quarterfinals.   Defending champion Mona Barthel will also join the American in the round of 8 following a 7-6(3) 7-5 win over South Africa’s Chanelle Scheepers.   No.3 seed Klara Zakopalova stopped Timea Babos of Hungary in straight sets 6-4 6-3.She remains the highest seed left in the tournament. MOORILLA HOBART INTERNATIONAL Hobart, Australia January 6-12, 2013 $235,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Singles – Second Round (Q) Lauren Davis (USA) d. (2) Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 61 63 Elena Vesnina (RUS) d. (4) Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 46 62 61 (8) Sloane Stephens (USA) d. Simona Halep (ROU) 64 60 (9) Mona Barthel (GER) d. Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 76(3) 75 First Round (3) Klara Zakopalova (CZE) d. Timea Babos (HUN) 64 63 Bo...
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American qualifier Lauren Davis beat second-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-1, 6-3 in a rain-interrupted second-round match Tuesday at the Hobart International. Cirstea's elimination followed that of top seed Hsieh Su-wei on Monday and leaves third-seeded Klara Zakopalova as the highest-ranked player remaining in the event at the Domain Tennis Centre. The Czech advanced with...
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