King beats former champion Scheepers in Guangzhou

by: AP | September 16, 2013

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

AP Photo

GUANGZHOU, China (AP)—American qualifier Vania King advanced to the second round of the Guangzhou Open by beating 2011 champion Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 Monday.

Scheepers finished the match with 10 double-faults.

Defending champion Su-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan also reached the second round, beating Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 6-1, 6-2, while eighth-seeded Monica Puig of Puerto Rico defeated Nadiya Kichenok of Ukraine 7-5, 7-6 (4).

Johanna Konta of Britain, Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic, Zhang Shuai of China and Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan also won.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

Looking back at McEnroe's loss to Lendl at the 1984 French Open

Lendl defeated McEnroe, 3-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 7-5, for his first major title. 

Fourth-seeded Nick Kyrgios upset by qualifier Nicolas Kicker in Lyon

Earlier, sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro beat lucky loser Quentin Halys of France. 

Madison Keys aiming to kick-start her season at French Open

Keys missed the first two months of the year after undergoing surgery on her left wrist.