Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the Monterrey Open semifinals Friday night, beating Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2.
On Saturday in the hard-court event at Club Sonoma, Ivanovic will face third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France. Garcia, the runner-up last week in the Mexico Open in Acapulco, led eighth-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 7-5 when Rybarikova retired.
In the other quarterfinals, second-seeded Sara Errani of Italy topped fifth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 7-5, 6-4, and fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland beat Urszula Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 6-2. Bacsinszky won in Acapulco for her second WTA Tour title.
Updated Date: Mar 07, 2015 11:42 AM