The 21yearold stunned former quarterfinalist
Nicholson with a 32 win.
Halep, an Australian Open quarterfinalist
in January, finalist at Roland Garros last month and semifinalist at Wimbledon on Thursday, has made blinding progress in the last 15 months, winning seven titles, and this week she could add to that tally.
The 18th-seeded Bouchard, who reached the Australian Open semifinals this year, defeated Kerber, a quarterfinalist
at Roland Garros two years ago, 6-1, 6-2 in 52 minutes.
Also tonight, Class 6A champion Sheldon (1-0) will continue its challenging preseason schedule with its home-opener against Central Catholic (1-0), a 2012 playoff quarterfinalist
They are senior middleweight Lewis Scott, another of the family to make a significant impression; Three Nations champion Kai Hume; this year's CYP finalist Jimmy Pyers and last season's national quarterfinalist
at the 2011 Asian Confederation Championship.
Cleveland's youth darts scene is on a high with the team being mentored by former Lakeside World Championship quarterfinalist
Tony Eccles and his partner Claire Stainsby.
EVERY World Cup tends to throw up a shock result or surprise quarterfinalist
- but who is most likely to spring a surprise in New Zealand?
Jewelers, Atlanta, Georgia, shared in a tribute on December 3, 2009, to recognize 2009 US Open quarterfinalist
Melanie Oudin for her stellar performance in the tournament.
On Wednesday, Wickmayer blew a 5-3 lead in the first set, then rallied to win the last five games of the second set to close out the 52nd-ranked Bondarenko, the first Grand Slam quarterfinalist
Minar, the top seed, beat a former Wimbledon quarterfinalist
Mayer, who has missed most of last year with injury and is now ranked 219th in the world, despite having to play two sets of his semi-final match earlier in the day.
Anthony Hamilton, three times a Crucible quarterfinalist
, beat Darren Morgan - a semi-finalist in 1994 - 10-2 to seal his place at Sheffield