Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Wozniacki, Stosur out, Goerges wins
Caroline Wozniacki lost in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday, falling to Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-1. Fifth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic survived an opening round defeat when she beat wild-card entry Annika Beck of Germany 7-5,6-70,6-3 in tight three sets. Julia Goerges of Germany, who beat Wozniacki for the 2011 title in Stuttgart, advanced to the second round when Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium retired with stomach problems. Goerges was leading 6-2, 2-1.
Former world number one Jelena Jankovic of Serbia caue the second upset of the day outclassing former US Open champion Samantha Stosur. Jankovic finished the match with a 6-4,6-4 scoreline to reach second round.