05/22 13:19 CDT Hsieh, Niculescu lose in 2nd round at Strasbourg
Hsieh, Niculescu lose in 2nd round at Strasbourg
STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- Seeded players Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan and Monica
Niculescu of Romania were beaten Wednesday in the second round of the
The fourth-seeded Hsieh lost 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) to Misaki Doi of Japan, and
fifth-seeded Niculescu fell 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to Anna Tatishvili of Georgia.
Seventh-seeded Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa reached the quarterfinals by
beating American Shelby Rogers 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Flavia Pennetta, Johanna Larsson, Eugenie Bouchard and Lucie Hradecka also
advanced to the last eight.
Later Wednesday, third-seeded Alize Cornet was scheduled to play Magda Linette.