Aleksandra Wozniak advances

Updated: August 19, 2012, 11:57 PM ET
Associated Press

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak beat fifth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-0, 7-6 (2) on Sunday in the first round of the Texas Open.

Two weeks ago in Montreal, Wozniak became the first Canadian since 1992 to reach the Rogers Cup quarterfinals.

In other first-round matches, fourth-seeded Yanina Wickmayer beat Heather Watson 6-3, 6-4; No. 7 Chanelle Scheepers topped Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova 6-0, 6-2, and No. 8 Sorana Cirstea edged Jarmila Gajdosova 7-6 (2), 6-4.


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