KARLSRUHE, Germany – Tereza Martincova shocked fifth seed Daria Gavrilova with a 6-4, 7-6 straight sets win at the Luqui Moly Open Karlsruhe.
The Australian was 5-1 up in the second set, looking on course to force a decider, but the Czech battled back to wrap it up in two.
Sixth seed Irina-Camelia Begu fared better against Renata Voracova, dropping the first set 7-6(4), but winning the next two 6-4, 6-4 to secure her place in the Round of 16.
Elsewhere, Elena-Gabriela Ruse beat Antonia Lottner 6-2, 6-2.
More to follow.