facebook
twitter
search
search

Jankovic reaches Bogota quarterfinals

Feb. 21, 2013 at 8:57 PM

BOGOTA, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Jelena Jankovic coasted into the quarterfinals of the Copa Claro Colsanitas Thursday while Francesca Schiavone fell in her second-round match.

Jankovic posted a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Mariana Duque Marino, who won this event three years ago.

Alexandra Cadantu will face Jankovic in the quarterfinals after rallying past Tereza Mrdeza 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Schiavone's match against Paula Ormaechea was suspended on Wednesday because of rain, and when they resumed Thursday it was Ormaechea who prevailed 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).

In other second-round contests defending champion Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino ousted No. 5 seed Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 and Karin Knapp defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

In addition to the Jankovic-Cadantu match, Friday's quarterfinals will send Knapp against Arruabarrena-Vecino, Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor against Ormaechea and Mandy Minella against Teliana Pereira.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Super Bowl: Cam Newton goes dim postgame
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher
List of all records set and tied in Super Bowl 50