Tennis News Wire -
Barcelona Ladies Open
Singles - First Round: .Sorana Cirstea def. (8) Polona
Hercog 6-4 retired (Dizziness)
No sooner did Polona Hercog seem to be coming out of her slump than she got sick.... This costs her her chance to rise above #35.
Singles - Second Round: Simona Halep def. (4) Roberta Vinci 6-1 6-3
Simona Halep continues to climb the rankings; one more win might put her in the Top Forty. Roberta Vinci was the defending champion, but the points don't come off this week, so her total isn't affected. Still, she will not rise above #18; she might fall.
Singles - Second Round: Carla Suarez Navarro def. (6) Petra Cetkovska 6-2 6-4
Petra Cetkovska will certainly fall; this drops her from #28 to probably #29.
Singles - Second Round: (7) Sara Errani def. (LL) Estrella Cabeza Candela 6-0 6-2
Sara Errani being Sara Errani, this isn't enough points to count. Her next win will count.
Doubles - First Round: Peer/Suarez def. (3) Govortsova/Uhlirova 6-2 2-6 10-8 (Match TB)
No doubt a lot of players are wishing Paola Suarez would get her ranking up high enough to be seeded....
Doubles - First Round: Cetkovska/Zahlavova Strycova def. (4) Bratchikova/Jurak 6-1 6-2
All in all, a crummy day for seeds.
Doubles - Quarterfinal: Begu/Dominguez Lino def. Jugic-Salkic/Klemenschits 6-3 6-3