WTA Indian Wells - Mallory Burdette upsets Tamira Paszek to reach the third round


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WTA Indian Wells - Mallory Burdette upsets Tamira Paszek to reach the third round

Tennis - 22 year old American Mallory Burdette, who made a run to the third round of the US Open last September, seems to enjoy playing at home. Burdette, who won two matches to qualify for the main draw at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, upset 23rd seeded Tamira Paszek 7-6, 6-1 on Friday night to reach the third round of the premier event.

Meanwhile, three other Americans were beaten in the second round on Friday. Wild card Maria Sanchez was beaten by third seed Agnieszka Radwanska 2-6, 1-6 while Christina McHale lost to 13th seed Maria Kirilenko in three sets.

Kirilenko will play Burdette in the third round. 22nd seed Varvara Lepchenko was also beaten losing to Spain's Laura Arruabarrena-Vecino. [2] M Sharapova (RUS) d F Schiavone (ITA) 62 61
[3] A Radwanska (POL) d [WC] M Sanchez (USA) 62 61
[5] P Kvitova (CZE) d O Govortsova (BLR) 64 36 63
[6] S Errani (ITA) d L Dominguez Lino (ESP) 62 36 63
[9] M Bartoli (FRA) d C Scheepers (RSA) 63 63
[12] D Cibulkova (SVK) d S Halep (ROU) 75 76(3)
[13] M Kirilenko (RUS) d C Mchale (USA) 46 64 61
[14] R Vinci (ITA) d K Pervak (KAZ) 63 64
S Kuznetsova (RUS) d [18] J Jankovic (SRB) 06 62 75
[19] K Zakopalova (CZE) d [WC] S Peer (ISR) 67(2) 62 63
L Arruabarrena-Vecino (ESP) d [22] V Lepchenko (USA) 61 64
[Q] M Burdette (USA) d [23] T Paszek (AUT) 76(0) 61
[25] C Suarez Navarro (ESP) d S Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 61 61
J Larsson (SWE) d [26] A Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 75 61
[27] S Cirstea (ROU) d A Medina Garrigues (ESP) 46 63 61
[Q] L Tsurenko (UKR) d [31] Y Shvedova (KAZ) 61 36 61