October 15-21, 2012
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Singles - Second Round
Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) d. (2) Marion Bartoli (FRA) 63 60
(3/WC) Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) d. Urszula Radwanska (POL) 61 63
(5) Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) d. Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 62 63
Klara Zakopalova (CZE) d. (8) Lucie Safarova (CZE) 64 64
Singles - First Round
(7) Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. (WC) Elena Vesnina (RUS) 75 61
(Q) Valeria Solovieva (RUS) d. (Q) Elina Svitolina (UKR) 64 62
Doubles - Quarterfinals
(2) Kirilenko/Petrova (RUS/RUS) d. Lee-Waters/Moulton-Levy (USA/USA) 61 36 107
Doubles - First Round
(4) Shvedova/Srebotnik (KAZ/SLO) d. Pavlyuchenkova/Safarova (RUS/CZE) 75 26 105
Kops-Jones/Spears (USA/USA) d. Groenefeld/Peschke (GER/CZE) 63 16 119
Rodionova/Voskoboeva (AUS/KAZ) d. (WC) Frolova/Gasparyan (RUS/RUS) 61 60
Caroline Wozniacki: "The match against Dominika Cibulkova won't be an easy one"
'I hadn't any problems today. During the match my father said i should change some things in my game but i didn't change the whole game', said Caroline Wozniacki at the press-conference after her win over Urszula Radwanska 6/1, 6/3.
When answering the question about the quarterfinal opponent, Dominika Cibulkova from Slovakia, she said: 'She won this tournament last year. She likes these courts and I think the next match won't be an eay one'.
Maria Kirilenko and Valeria Solovieva advanced into the 2nd round
The 3rd day of the tournament «Kremlin Cup of Bank of Moscow» was successful for Maria Kirilenko, who won twice - in singles of the 1st round she has won Elena Vesnina 7/5, 6/1, and after that in doubles with Nadia Petrova prevailed over the American duo Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy 6/1, 3/6, 10-7.
Another Russian tennis player – Valeria Solovieva – sailed into the 2nd round of singles, she has won Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6/4, 7/6(4).
The main surprise of the 3rd day of the women`s tournament became a defeat of the second seed French Marion Bartoli, who lost her match against Swedish tennis player Sofia Arvidsson 3/6, 0/6.
In the duel between two tennis players from Czech Republic Klara Zakopalova made her opponent, the 8th seed Lucie Safarova, leave the tournament 6/4, 6/4.
This day finished with the match, that has a «Polish accent»: Caroline Wozniacki won Ursula Radwanska 6/1, 6/3.
photos Janos Schmidt