VCORE players win the openers
- 29 August 2012
No. 18 seed Stanislas Wawrinka (VCORE Tour 97) faced against Sergiy Stakhovsky in the first round of the menfs singles. Stanislas won the close second set and played solidly in the last two sets although he lost the first set. Throughout the match, Stanislas won 5 of 10 break points and exploited opportunities to break. Besides, he exceeded the opponent in serves to earn 12 aces while the Ukrainian did 3 times. Finally Stanislas defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky by 6-7(6) 7-6(2) 6-4 6-2 and moved ahead to play in the second round.
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The Australian No. 1 player Bernard Tomic (VCORE 98D, PTGSPN) met Carlos Berlocq in his opener. During the match, he showed so aggressive performance to earn 59 winners while the opponent did 31 times. Bernard defeated Carlos Berlocq by 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4. Itfs the second time for him to progress to the second round in US Open.
In the womenfs singles, No. 6 seed Angelique Kerber (VCORE 100S) achieved an overwhelming victory against Anne Keothavong by 6-2 6-0. Angelique played very accurately to made only 9 unforced errors while the opponent did 25 times. Her great control became a definite factor to win the match. The last year's semifinalist of US Open made a great start to win the tournament.
On Day 3, Zheng Jie (EZONE Xi 98, PTGSPN) will face against Magdalena Rybarikova in the second round of the womenfs singles.
Players' images are from Wimbledon 2012.
Tournament Results [Day 2]
Menfs Singles [1st Round]
Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) def. Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) 6-7(6) 7-6(2) 6-4 6-2
Bernard Tomic (AUS) def. Carlos Berlocq (ARG) 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) def. Juan Monaco (VCORE 98D)(ARG) 3-6 1-6 6-4 7-6(6) 7-6(3)
Womenfs Singles [1st Round]
Angelique Kerber (GER) def. Anne Keothavong (GBR) 6-2 6-0
Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98)(SRB) def. Elina Svitolina (UKR) 6-3 6-2
Maria Kirilenko (EZONE Xi 98, PTGP125)(RUS) def. Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 6-2 6-1
Andrea Hlavackova (RQiS 2 Tour, PTGP125)(CZE) def. Klara Zakopalova (CZE) 6-4 6-4
Ayumi Morita (EZONE Xi, PTGSPN)(JPN) def. Monica Niculescu (ROU) 6-3 6-3
Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) def. Caroline Wozniacki (VCORE 100S)(DEN) 6-2 6-2
Serena Williams (USA) def. Coco Vandeweghe (EZONE Xi 98)(USA) 6-1 6-1
Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) def. Kimiko Date-Krumm (S-FiT)(JPN) 6-4 6-2