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British qualifier Watson upsets Cibulkova; Wozniacki, Kerber advance at Rogers Cup in Montreal


Caroline Garcia, of France, returns to Angelique Kerber, from Germany, during second round play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) (The Associated Press)

British qualifier Heather Watson upset 12th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5) Wednesday in the second round of the Rogers Cup.

Watson let a 5-2 lead slip away in the third set before rallying. The 22-year-old will face No. 11 Victoria Azarenka in the third round on Thursday.

No. 13 Caroline Wozniacki cruised past Klara Koukalova 6-1, 6-2 and will meet American qualifier Shelby Rogers in the third round. Rogers had upset eighth-ranked Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-0, 2-6, 6-0 on Tuesday.

Angelique Kerber ousted Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-1.

Top-ranked Serena Williams will face No. 21 Samantha Stosur later Wednesday.