WTA Indian Wells - American Jamie Hampton reaches the third round



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WTA Indian Wells - American Jamie Hampton reaches the third round

Tennis - American Jamie Hampton pulled off an upset on Saturday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. The 22 year old, who nearly took out Victoria Azarenka at the Australian Open in January, defeated the no.

20 seed Su Wei-Hseih 6-3, 6-3 to reach the third round - providing some cheer for the American fans on a day when 16 year old Taylor Townsend and 17 year old Madison Keys were beaten. Meanwhile, in the doubles event, there were two huge upsets as the top two seeds both fell in the second round.

Top seed Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci lost for the first time in 16 matches, going down to Hseih/ Peng in straight sets while second seeds Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka were beaten by the Russian duo of Dushevina and Panova.

WTA Singles - Second Round
[1] V Azarenka (BLR) d D Hantuchova (SVK) 64 61
[4] A Kerber (GER) d I Begu (ROU) 63 62
[7] S Stosur (AUS) d [WC] M Keys (USA) 63 64
[8] C Wozniacki (DEN) d A Cornet (FRA) 64 36 63
[10] N Petrova (RUS) d [LL] S Voegele (SUI) 62 63
[11] A Ivanovic (SRB) d [WC] T Townsend (USA) 61 62
U Radwanska (POL) d [15] S Stephens (USA) 63 64
M Rybarikova (SVK) d [16] L Safarova (CZE) 62 46 62
[Q] G Muguruza (ESP) d [17] E Makarova (RUS) 63 16 64
J Hampton (USA) d [20] S Hsieh (TPE) 63 63
[21] J Goerges (GER) d S Arvidsson (SWE) 63 63
[24] M Barthel (GER) d K Bertens (NED) 61 64
[28] K Flipkens (BEL) d M Niculescu (ROU) 46 64 63
[29] E Vesnina (RUS) d [WC] K Date-Krumm (JPN) 36 75 61
[30] Y Wickmayer (BEL) d [Q] M Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 36 63 62
[32] S Peng (CHN) d A Dulgheru (ROU) 60 46 63 WTA Doubles - Second Round
S Hsieh (TPE) / S Peng (CHN) d [1] S Errani (ITA) / R Vinci (ITA) 62 63
V Dushevina (RUS) / A Panova (RUS) d [2] A Hlavackova (CZE) / L Hradecka (CZE) 64 76(4)