Stosur, Giorgi Advance; Bouchard, Wozniacki Stumble


(UPDATED 8:12 pm | Above photo: Billie Weiss/Connecticut Open)

An action-packed Wednesday at the 2014 Connecticut Open presented by United Technologies began with a stunner, as four-time Connecticut Open Champion Caroline Wozniacki fell to Camila Giorgi. In the evening session, Sam Stosur bounced third-seed Genie Bouchard, setting up a potential clash between Grand Slam Champions in the semifinals. The men took to Stadium Court for the nightcap, as James Blake defeated Jim Courier 7-5, 6-3 in the Men’s Legend Event.

MORE: Draw & Schedule | Men’s Legends Event Info

Wozniacki Ousted
A former Champion went down on Stadium Court, as Giorgi knocked-off Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 in the Round of 16. The Italian used her strong serve and aggressive ground strokes to drop the Dane, moving on to the quarterfinals in New Haven. For more, read HERE.

Stosur Takes Down Bouchard
Sam Stosur jumped out to a fast start on third seed Genie Bouchard and never let up, defeating the 20-year-old Canadian 6-2, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals. The 2011 US Open Champion moves on to face Kirsten Flipkens in the quarterfinals.

Muguruza Moves On
After splitting the first two sets, Garbine Muguruza bested Peng Shuai in the third to win 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Muguruza, the World No. 26, will face Giorgi in a quarterfinal tilt.

Flipkens Wins Marathon Over Petkovic
Kirsten Flipkens outlasted Andrea Petkovic in a match that lasted over three hours, defeating the German 4-6, 7-6(4) 7-6(6) on Stadium Court. Flipkens moves on to face Sam Stosur.

Riske, Vandeweghe Bounced in Doubles
American duo Alison Riske and Coco Vandeweghe lost to Darija Jurak and Megan Moulton-Levy, 6-7(4), 6-1, 8-10, in the quarterfinals. Riske is still alive in the singles draw and will face Magdalena Rybarikova on Thursday.

Klepac, Soler-Espinosa Advance
Andreja Klepac and Silvia Soler-Espinosa bested Casey Dellacqua and Stefanie Voegele to advance to the semifinals of the doubles draw. They will face Jurak and Moulton-Levy in the semifinals.

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