Serena Williams of the US reacts during her match against France's Alize Cornet at Wuhan Open tennis tournament in Wuhan, in China's Hubei province on September 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO
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World No. 1 Serena Williams added her name to the list of slain seeds Tuesday at the Wuhan Open, after the American was forced to retire from her second round match against France's Alize Cornet because of illness.Former world No. 1 and 10th seed Jelena Jankovic was also forced to quit her second round match in the first set Tuesday while trailing American CoCo Vandeweghe 4-1 .They included Romanian world No. 2 Simona Halep, who was beaten by an aggressive display from Garbine Muguruza.The Spanish 20-year-old smashed 34 winners as she knocked out the second seed 2-6 6-2 6-3 and set up a third-round meeting with Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, who battled back from a 5-0 first set deficit to edge Germany's Sabine Lisicki 7-6(3) 6-3 .
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