Beatrice Capra

September 2, 2010 by staff 

Beatrice Capra, NEW YORK – (AFP) Top seed Caroline Wozniacki powered his way to the third round of U.S. Open on Thursday, handing out a 6-0, 6-0 whitewash with Taiwan Kai-Chen Chang.

It was an impressive performance by the 20-year-old Dane, a surprise finalist last year, in the space of the last 12 months, has established itself among the elite in the sport.

She needed just 47 minutes to record his win 11 straight, including titles back to back in Montreal and New Haven, his third and fourth year, the most of any woman.

In two matches at Flushing Meadows, which has only lost two games.

“I go out there and not give up. I do not give away any free point and that is one of my strengths,” said Wozniacki of your screen without mercy against Chang

“I feel fresh, all recovered (from an ankle injury), everything. I’m happy to be playing injury free.’s Perfect.”

Wozniacki will play another Taiwanese player, Chan Yung-Jan, for a place in the fourth round, where he could meet former champion Maria Sharapova.

Chan took third round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in 17 attempts when they defeated Tamira Paszek of Austria 6-3, 6-3.

The previous record for 21 years had appearances Taipei Open second round Australia in 2009 at Wimbledon this year and here in 2008.

She was in command from the outset against Paszek, who was considered a rising star of tennis, but has struggled with injuries the past two years.

“I was not 100 percent in my first match and the ball was missing easy,” said Chan. “But that was better today and am looking to play even better from now on”

The chance to play the top seed Wozniacki was not impressive, he said, as they knew since they were young and had played on several occasions.

“I also love playing on the tennis great,” he added.

Also through to the third round game early Thursday was Russian seventh seed Vera Zvonareva, who beat Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-1, 7-6 (7 / 5) and semi-finalist here next year Yanina Wickmayer past Belgium, who beat Germany’s Julia Gorges 6-4, 7-5.

Swiss veteran Patty Schnyder used her experience to beat Spanish 22nd seed Maria Jose Martinez 7-6 (7 / 2), 6-4 and will play Wickmayer for a place in the fourth round.

Also through 2004 was champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, who breezed through the past Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-2, 6-3 and fourth seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia, who beat Croatia’s Mirjana Lucic 6-4, 3 -6, 6-2

There was an upset in the Grandstand Court, although, as 18-year-old American wildcard Beatrice Capra ousted French 18th seed Aravane Rezai 7-5, 2-6, 6-3.

Capra is making his debut in a WTA Tour tournament, and was the youngest player left in the female and also the lowest ranking in the 371.

“A year ago I was playing the youngest here. I’ve been playing mostly junior tournaments throughout the year and concentrate on that. I played a couple of events for and a good circuit, but it’s been mostly young, said.

In action at the meeting Thursday night crowd-pleaser is Sharapova, who will Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic with the winner taking Capra for a place in the fourth round.

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