ROLAND GARROS TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN PARIS
Austrian Sybille Bammer hits a forehand during her fourth round match against Belgian Justine Henin at the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris on June 3, 2007. Henin, the top seed, defeated Bammer in straight sets 6-2, 6-4. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
Jelena Jankovic moved within one victory of her third straight semifinal appearance Thursday with a win over Sybille Bammer at the Monterrey Open.
Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic, a semifinalist in each of her last two tournaments, advanced past the first round Wednesday at the Monterrey Open.
Caroline Wozniacki, seeking her second tournament triumph in as many weeks, easily advanced Wednesday at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open.
No. 1 seed Maria Sharapova reached the quarterfinals of the Strasbourg International Wednesday, while Sybille Bammer and Virginie Razzano were shown the door.
No.1-seed Elena Dementieva breezed into the semifinals of the $220,000 Malaysian Open tennis tournament with a straight-set win Friday.
Third-seeded Zheng Jie was a straight-set upset victim Thursday in second-round play of the $220,000 Malaysian Open.
Top-seeded Vera Zvonareva, the defending champion, won her quarterfinal match Friday at the Pattaya Open tennis event in Pattaya City, Thailand.
Ekaterina Bychkova pulled off the biggest upset of Thursday's second-round play at the PTT Pattaya Open tennis tournament in Thailand.
Fourth-seeded Francesca Schiavone of Italy beat Anne Kremer of Luxembourg in Monday's first round of the HP Japan Women's Open.
Amelie Mauresmo and Anna Chakvetadze became the first two players to reach the quarterfinals Tuesday at the Pilot Pen in New Haven, Conn.
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