More seeds fall in Bastad
Bastad, Sweden (SportsNetwork.com) - The last three remaining seeds in the Swedish Open were eliminated Wednesday.
Third-seeded Italian Camila Giorgi and seventh-seeded Spaniard Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor dropped first-round matches, while sixth-seeded German Annika Beck suffered a second-round loss.
Canadian qualifier Gabriela Dabrowski fought back to beat Giorgi 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, German Julia Goerges eased past Torro-Flor 6-2, 6-0 and Spaniard Lara Arruabarrena rallied for a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) victory over Beck.
Estonian qualifier Anett Kontaveit, who upset top-seeded Frenchwoman Alize Cornet in the opening round, was beaten 6-4, 6-3 by Slovakian Jana Cepelova.
South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers and qualifier Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan also advanced to the quarterfinals.
Other first-round winners Wednesday included German Mona Barthel and Spaniard Silvia Soler-Espinosa.
07/16 14:50:48 ET