INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 17 (UPI) --
Third-round winners in the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Calif., Sunday included Russians Maria Sharapova
and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Sharapova cruised to a 7-5, 6-3 win over Eleni Daniilidou of Greece and Kuznetsova outlasted Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.
The matches were played on the fifth day of the 12-day event.
In other matches:
American Ashley Harkleroad upset Russian Dinara Safina 7-5, 6-2; India's Sania Mirza beat Israeli Shahar Peer; Ukrainian Alona Bondarenko topped Amelie Mauresmo of France, and Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki defeated Aiko Nakamura of Japan.
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