Daniel Island tennis pro Shelby Rogers loses at Strasbourg tournament

Shelby Rogers of Daniel Island is shown here playing in the 2011 Family Circle Cup. (Grace Beahm/postandcourier.com/File)


Seventh-seeded Chanelle Scheepers, a 29-year-old South African, rallied to hand 20-year-old Daniel Island product Shelby Rogers a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 loss on Wednesday in the round of 16 at $235,000 Strasbourg International tennis tournament in Strasbourg, France.

Scheepers, ranked 61st in the world, saved seven of 10 break points in the one-hour and 52-minute match to end the 188th-ranked Rogers’ string of four consecutive wins. Rogers now will shift to Paris where she owns a wild card in the main draw of the French Open, which starts on Sunday.