Europe Bad Gastien WTA: Scheepers bows in three sets

scheepers-300x159It’s over for Chanelle Scheepers on the Austrian clay. The seeded No. 6 was defeated in the second round of Bad Gastien. The South African bowed two sets to one against the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.

Well entered in the tournament by taking the input service of Svitolina, Scheepers is caught up twice ([3-3] and [5-5]) before the game was interrupted due to rain. Back on the court after forty minute, she cedes the first set 7/5. She dominates the following set 6/1. Not enough to destabilize the 84th World player who pockets the last round on the same score.

The African Highest Ranked in the WTA (68th) bows 7/5, 1/6, 6/1. Elina Svitolina will play her quarterfinal against Patricia Mayr-Achleitner.

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