Dubai: Day 3 Gallery
All 32 players remaining in the draw took the court Wednesday in the most intense day yet.
Published February 16, 2011 12:00
Shahar Peer beat Alexandra Dulgheru to reach the third round. She was a semifinalist last year.
Sania Mirza was impressive in the first round but lost quietly to Ayumi Morita in the second round.
Caroline Wozniacki met Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia at the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament.
Roberta Vinci had beaten Vera Zvonareva before but lost handily to the No.2 seed this time, 63 61.
Victoria Azarenka, a finalist here last year, edged Peng Shuai in a third set tie-break Wednesday.
Peng Shuai fell just short of her second Top 10 win of the year, losing to Victoria Azarenka.
Katarina Srebotnik and Kveta Peschke took some time out for a kids clinic on Wednesday afternoon.
Caroline Wozniacki took one step closer to regaining the No.1 ranking by reaching the round of 16.
Anna Chakvetadze was ahead in the second set but had to retire due to a gastrointestinal illness.
Li Na was at quadruple match point in the second set but lost to Yanina Wickmayer, 67(6) 76(6) 62.