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|I guess it happens sometimes...Clay is not really my favorite surface, but I'm trying."
In the lone upset on the day, Romania's Monica Niculescu came from a set down to defeat No. 25 Kaia Kanepi 5-7, 6-3, 6-1.
No. 29 Venus Williams moved closer to a third-round meeting with sister...|
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|a comeback from American wildcard Taylor Townsend in three; and No. 23 Ekaterina Makarova coming from a set down to beat Romania's Monica Niculescu.
In the last night match, American Sloane Stephens defeated Croat Ajla Tomljanovic.
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Florianopolis, Brazil; Surface: hard
Seeds: Carla Suarez Navarro, Garbine Muguruza, Klara Zakopalova, Francesca Schiavone, Monica Niculescu, Alexandra Cadantu, Maria Teresa Torro Flor, Paula Ormaechea
Floaters: Donna Vekic, (SE) Teliana Pereira, Vania King
Notes: The 2nd e...|
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|to the court, run whole court to see if I can get a chance."
Na will next face No. 22 Ekaterina Makarova who defeated Romanian Monica Niculescu 6-4, 6-4.
Also into the fourth round Friday was No. 28 Flavia Pennetta who handled German Mona Barthel 6-1, 7-5.
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|be a tough one."
Aussie Casey Dellacqua thrilled the locals with a 6-3, 6-0 win over No. 18 seed Kirsten Flipkens, and Romanian Monica Niculescu was also an upset winner after upending No. 15 Sabine Lisicki 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.
"Since I knew I was playing Kirsten, I had practiced a lot ...|
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|Watson...Pulling from the event were Sorana Cirstea, Julia Goerges, and Madison Keys...In last year's final Venus Williams defeated Monica Niculescu...Bacsinszky (2009) is the lone former champ in the field.
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|to play better from the first match," Peer said. Chia-Jung Chuang and Kveta Peschke won the doubles final over Yung-Jan Chan and Monica Niculescu 3-6, 6-3, 10-7....|
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|OpenTashkent, UzbekistanSurface: hardSeeds: Yaroslava Shvedova, Shahar Peer, Ioana Raluca Olaru, Olga Govortsova, Stefanie Voegele, Monica Niculescu, Patricia Mayr, Galina VoskoboevaFloaters: none, unless you count the event as a brown floaterNotes: Perhaps the most exciting, misleading ...|
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