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Tennis - 14. June 2012.

Top seed is out while Jankovic and Makarova continue at the Aegon Classic


Birmingham, England
June 11-17, 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Singles - Second Round
Misaki Doi (JPN) d. (1/WC) Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 75 64
Urszula Radwanska (POL) d. (2) Sabine Lisicki (GER) 63 64
Melinda Czink (HUN) d. (3) Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 75 76(5)
(4) Roberta Vinci (ITA) d. Virginie Razzano (FRA) 63 ret. (right wrist injury)
(5/WC) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. (WC) Melanie South (GBR) 61 76(3)
Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) d. (6) Mona Barthel (GER) 76(5) 62
Elena Vesnina (RUS) d. (7) Christina McHale (USA) 61 16 75
(8) Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) d. (LL) Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) 76(4) 63
(9) Marina Erakovic (NZL) d. Laura Robson (GBR) 64 36 64
(13) Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) d. Alexandra Panova (RUS) 64 62
Irina Falconi (USA) d. (14) Timea Babos (HUN) 60 64
Heather Watson (GBR) d. (15) Elena Baltacha (GBR) 76(5) 63
Stéphanie Foretz Gacon (FRA) d. Anastasia Rodionova (AUS) 75 62
Casey Dellacqua (AUS) d. (WC) Tara Moore (GBR) 46 64 61
(Q) Melanie Oudin (USA) d. (Q) Michelle Larcher de Brito (POR) 63 64
(Q) Zheng Jie (CHN) d. Anne Keothavong (GBR) 63 64

Singles - First Round
(13) Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) d. (Q) Vera Dushevina (RUS) 46 76(5) 64
(14) Timea Babos (HUN) d. (Q) Alison Riske (USA) 64 46 76(2)
(15) Elena Baltacha (GBR) d. Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) 46 64 75
Alexandra Panova (RUS) d. Stéphanie Dubois (CAN) 67(2) 61 75

Doubles - First Round
Benesova/Kudryavtseva (CZE/RUS) d. (2) Mirza/Shvedova (IND/KAZ) 75 63
(3) Grandin/Uhlirova (RSA/CZE) d. Dekmeijere/Tatishvili (LAT/GEO) 63 67(6) 107
Chan/Chan (TPE/TPE) d. Jans-Ignacik/Rosolska (POL/POL) 62 64
Zhang/Zheng (CHN/CHN) d. Cirstea/Keothavong (ROU/GBR) 63 64

Jelena Jankovic & Ekaterina Makarova are through to round three at the AEGON Classic while 6th & 7th seeds Mona Barthel & Christina Mchale are out.

Fifth seeded wild card Jankovic was stretched by her British opponent Mel South but came through in a 6-1, 7-6(3) scoreline to set up a meeting with Casey Dellacqua.

Dellacqua put paid to another British wild card as she defeated 19 year old Tara Moore 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Court 1.

There was also smooth progression for the 8th seed Ekaterina Makarova who came past Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) 7-6, 6-3.

However there were two seeds to fall in the first matches of the day as Christina Mchale, the American 7th seed, lost a close fought match with Elena Vesnina, beaten 6-1, 1-6, 7-5, and sixth seeded Mona Barthel went down 7-6, 6-2 to Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic.

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