WTA Charleston, 2nd Round Snap Previews: Puig vs. Kasatkina, Sevastova vs. Petkovic

This post features snap previews for two second round matches at the Volvo Car Open in Charleston on Wednesday featuring Monica Puig vs. Daria Kasatkina and Anastasija Sevastova vs. Andrea Petkovic. For a recap of Monday’s action including first round wins for Puig and Petkovic, check out Monday’s Set Points recap post HERE. 1. Monica Puig vs. Daria Kasatkina (WTA Charleston,…

US Open 2015, Day 1: Upsets galore in the women’s draw as six seeds depart

After Maria Sharapova pulled out of the tournament, it left a pretty gaping hole in the top half of the draw. First round action on day one has chucked the second quarter (and parts of the first too) into a blender as seed after seed departed. The first to go was Ana Ivanovic, who was…