Sharapova moves on at Indian Wells

Indian Wells, CA ( – Second-seeded Maria Sharapova
defeated Yanina Wickmayer 6-1, 7-5 in the second round at the BNP Paribas Open
on Saturday.

Fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki downed Ons Jabeur 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 and fifth-
seeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia cruised past Yulia Putintseva 6-3, 6-1 at the
Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Canadian Genie Bouchard made easy work ofLucie Hradecka 6-2, 6-2, but No. 9
Andrea Petkovic fell to Lesia Tsurenko 3-6, 6-4, 4-6.

Sara Errani, the 11th seed, defeated Lin Zhu 6-0, 4-6, 6-2, Flavia Pennetta,
the No. 15 seed, got past Madison Brengle 6-4, 6-2, and 16th-seeded Madison
Keys beat Klara Koukalova, 6-3, 6-2.

Other winners included 18th-seeded Jelena Jankovic, 20th-seeded Alize Cornet
and 21st-seeded Samantha Stosur, who dispatched American Taylor Townsend 6-4,

Sabine Lisicki dropped Roberta Vinci 6-1, 5-7, 6-4, while 25th-seeded Carolina
Garcia battled past Polona Hercog 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4.

Coco Vandeweghe, Belinda Bencic and Victoria Azarenka closed out the victors
for Saturday.

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