Linz, Austria (SportsNetwork.com) - Two-time champion Ana Ivanovic moved
into the quarterfinals at the Generali Ladies Linz tennis tournament.
The third-seeded former world No. 1 star got past fellow former French Open
champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-3, 7-5 on the indoor hardcourts at
Ivanovic titled here in 2008 and 2010.
In some other second-round action, fourth-seeded Spaniard Carla Suarez
Navarro beat Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-4 and fifth-seeded Wimbledon
semifinalist Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium blitzed Italian Camila Giorgi 6-2,
6-1 on Day 3. Suarez Navarro and Flipkens will square off in Friday's
Italian Karin Knapp upended eighth-seeded Slovak Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 7-6
(8-6), while Romanian Alexandra Cadantu topped Austrian wild card Melanie
Klaffner 7-6 (7-4), 6-2. The former top-10 performer Hantuchova titled here
back in 2007.
This week's winner will claim $43,700.
The Sports Network