- Olympian Barrow chooses SA over Australia
- Prinsloo starts 2017 with another payday
- Junior Bok star Davids gets Blitzboks call-up
- Captain Terblanche ready to rock the Summer Series
- Bregman: SA Women’s Masters is anyone’s to win
- Top-ranked Klaasen named in Davis Cup squad
- Henderson hunts Dusi Marathon history
- Conradie hunts win to even up brotherly battle
- Mgcoyi: Banyana have to bury their chances against France
- Le Roux changes age group in victorious fashion
Scheepers goes down in Madrid Open
- Updated: May 9, 2013
Chani Scheepers exited the Mutua Madrid Open on Thursday, going down in the second round, writes Mark Etheridge.
After ousting world No19 Jelena Jankovic on Tuesday she came up against another formidable Serbian opponent in the shape of Ana Ivanovic.
Ivanovic is currently ranked 16th on the WTA Tour rankings.
Scheepers went down 6-2 6-2 in a match that lasted five minutes under the 60-minute mark. Outgunned in the aces department to the tune of 6-1, she served up three double faults to her opponent’s one.
Ivanivic will now come up against Britain’s 41st ranked Laura Robson in the third round.