Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/17/14
(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 Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) d. (LL) Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor (ESP) 60 76(7) Doubles – First Round (2) Gajdosova/Zakopalova (AUS/CZE) d. Cornet/Klepac (FRA/SLO) 63 64 Arruabarrena-Vecino/Domínguez Lino (ESP/ESP) d. Jones/Marino (AUS/CAN) 46 64 105 (Match TB) Babos/Minella (HUN/LUX) d. Soler-Espinosa/Suárez Navarro (ESP/ESP) 36 76(7) 108 (Match TB) Order Of Play – Wednesday, January 9, 2013 Centre Court (from 11.00hrs) 1. Barty/Bobusic vs. Bratchikova/Husarova 2. Olga Govortsova vs. Jarmila Gajdosova 3. Begu/Halep vs. Babos/Minella 4. Bojana Jovanovski vs. Kirsten Flipkens 5. Klara Zakopalova vs. Tsvetana Pironkova (NB 19.00hrs) 6. Peng Shuai vs. Monica Niculescu
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