Eugenie Bouchard

The Canadian reached the semifinals at Charleston after victories over Alla Kudryavtseva, Venus Williams and Jelena Jankovic. She lost to Andrea Petkovic in three tight sets.

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard

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Belinda Bencic

6-1 7-5 victory for Swiss Belinda Bencic who then made her way through the first semifinals of her young career.

Maria Kirilenko

Belinda Bencic

Belinda Bencic

Belinda Bencic

Maria Kirilenko

Maria Kirilenko

Maria Kirilenko

Maria Kirilenko

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Lucie Safarova

The Czech beat Johanna Larsson, Virginie Razzano and Sam Stosur, but lost to future champion Andrea Petkovic in quarterfinals.

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

Lucie Safarova

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Sam Stosur

Winner in Charleston in 2010, Sam Stosur was beaten in the third round by Lucie Safarova this year. The 2011 US Open champion’s season has been mediocre so far and she could drop out of the top 20 for the first time in years.

Enjoy a few pictures of Sam practising:

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

Sam Stosur

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