American Davis defeats Cirstea in Hobart

by: AP | January 08, 2013

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HOBART, Australia (AP) -- 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 a 6-4, 6-3 first-round win over Timea Babos of Hungary.

Elena Vesnina of Russia beat fourth-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 in a second-round match.

In the night match, eighth-seeded Sloane Stephens of the United States was scheduled to play Simona Halep of Romania in the second round.

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