Charleston, SC -- American Shelby Rogers, whose match took two days to finish due to rain delay, advanced to second round of the Volvo Car Open. Rogers was trailing by a break 1-3 against Veronica Cepede Royg when play was suspended on Monday evening.
When play resumed early Tuesday, Cepede Royg continued where she left off, going up 5-2. However, Rogers won the next three games, leveling the set 5-5. They traded next two games but the Paraguayan ran away with the tiebreak to take the first set 7-6(1).
Rogers took the second set 6-3. In the third set, Rogers served for the match at 5-2 but Cepede Royg clawed back to level the set 5-5. The set was sent to the final tiebreak where Rogers closed the match in the 14th point, wrapping up the match 6-7(1), 6-3, 7-6(6).
Rogers next plays fellow American and top seed Madison Keys, who had a first round bye. Rogers leads their head-to-head 1-0.
Earlier on Tuesday, Australian Open surprise semifinalist Mirjana Lucic-Baroni defeated Aleksandra Krunic 6-1, 4-6, 6-3. Lucic-Baron, who had an incredible run in Australia where she reached the semifinals of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2009, is having a great comeback after suffering a series of personal setbacks. The 35-year-old Croatian next faces Mona Barthel, who took out American Jennifer Brady in straights.
Daria Kasatkina defeated Danka Kovinic 6-1, 6-2. Kastkina plays 2016 Olympic gold medalist Monica puig in the second round.
American Lauren Davis was sent home after a straight sets loss to 21-year-old Maria Sakkari.
WATCH: Rogers post-match interview: