Petra Kvitova became the first top 10 seed in the women’s draw to be knocked out as Germany’s Andrea Petkovic toppled the sixth seed 6-4, 6-4.
Although Kvitova had 23 winners, nearly twice the number of her opponent, it was Petkovic who converted three of six break points to move into the third round.
KENIN, WANG THROUGH IN STRAIGHT SETS
American Sofia Kenin was tested by Germany’s Laura Siegemund in the opening set but quickly wrapped up the second with a 7-6(4), 6-0 victory to move into the next round.
Meanwhile, China’s Wang Qiang overcame the challenge of Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck with a 7-5, 6-4 win. Both players smashed 19 winners each but the Belgian’s 37 unforced errors proved to be her downfall.
GOFFIN STORMS INTO THIRD ROUND
Belgium’s David Goffin brushed aside France’s Gregoire Barrere with a crushing 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 victory in a match that lasted 85 minutes.
Goffin, the 15th seed, fired eight aces and broke the Frenchman seven times, winning 14 of his 16 net points to advance.