SAN DIEGO: Vera Zvonareva led the top three seeds into the third round of the San Diego Open with a 6-4, 7-5 win over American Jill Craybas. Russia’s Zvonareva, a two-time Grand Slam finalist, was followed into the third-round by second-seed Andrea Petkovic of Germany and third-seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland. Petkovic, ranked 11th but poised to move into the top 10 next week, defeated American Alexa Glatch 6-3, 6-4 while Japan’s 40-year-old wonder woman Kimiko Date-Krumm beat newlywed Argentinian Gisela Dulko 7-5, 6-0.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 4th, 2011.
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