Caroline Garcia out of Charleston but Madison Keys going well
Top-seed Caroline Garcia has been dumped out of the Charleston Open by Alize Cornet.
Garcia raced into a 4-0 lead against her French compatriot before taking the first set, but Cornet eventually found her feet and closed out a 5-7 6-1 6-4 win.
She’ll now face Kiki Bertens in the quarter-finals, who defeated qualifier Fanny Strollar in straight sets.
Elsewhere, Madison Keys defeated Italian Camila Giorgi 6-4 6-3 to set up an all-American quarter-final against 23-year-old Bernarda Pera.
Kristyna Pliskova dominated on serve to upset the the 16th seed Elena Vesina 6-3 1-6 6-2 and will ow test herself against Latvian eighth-seed Anastasjia Sevestova, who knocked out Ashleigh Barty.
Defending champion Daria Kasatkina powered past Irina-Camelia Begu 6-2 6-1 to set up a clash with fifth seed Julia Gorges, who overcame Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets.
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Alexander Zverev looking for two wins.
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Daniil Medvedev with a little surprise serve.
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Rafael Nadal sticking to his guns over PTPA.
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The Russian lost all his matches on his debut last year.
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Djokovic urged authorities to consider radical changes.
‘I want to play Australian Open, but I’m not sure about ATP Cup and other events,’ says Novak Djokovic
Calendar for new season yet to be released.
Brilliant Novak Djokovic up and running at ATP Finals with dominant victory
Djokovic brushes aside Schwartzman.
Nick Kyrgios feels break came at right time, admitting ‘I had no happy feelings’ on tennis court
Nick Kyrgios feeling upbeat.
ATP Cup and several other Australian Open warm-up events set to be moved to Victoria
Victoria expected to host several tennis tournaments.