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Fans cheer during the Caroline Dolehide and Anastasija Sevastova match Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the 2018 Volvo Car Open on Daniel Island. Andrew Whitaker/Staff

Getting ready for Thursday's third-round action at the Volvo Car Open at the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island:

Wednesday's headlines

• There was some wreckage on stadium court on Wednesday, as No. 2 seed Petra Kvitova and No. 6 Johanna Konta were upset. Kvitova lost for the first time to a fellow Czech player (Kristyna Pliskova), and Konta was knocked out by qualifier Fanny Stollar.

• The top American left in the field, No. 7 seed Madison Keys, needed three sets for a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over Spain's Lara Arruabarrena.

Thursday's top matches

• Seeded players go at it on stadium court as No. 5 Julia Goerges faces No. 10 Naomi Osaka, followed by No. 13 Irina-Camelia Begu vs. No. 3 Daria Kasatkina, the defending champion. Top-seeded Caroline Garcia takes on her French countrywoman, No. 14 Alize Cornet, in the 7 p.m. featured match.

• Not to be overlooked on Althea Gibson Club Court is a battle between No. 8 Anastasija Sevastova and No. 9 Ashleigh Barty at 11 a.m.

Military Appreciation Night

• Complimentary admission for active duty and retired military members, including families, for the night session.

Getting In

• Gates open at 10 a.m. for the day session, and at 5 p.m. for the night matches. Free admission for kids 16 and under.

For tickets see

Reach Jeff Hartsell at 843-937-5596. Follow on Twitter @Jeff_fromthePC