Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Ivanovic tops Schiavone in Linz
Two time champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia defeated Italian Francesca Schiavone in a second round battle between two former French Open champions in WTA Genarali Ladies Linz. 2008 French Open champion, Ivanovic, came over 2010 champion Schiavone in straight sets 6-3,7-5. Serb also cracked her 35th win in this season. Ivanovic will face either Dominika Cibulkova or Katarzyna Piter in quarter finals. Fourth seed Carla Suarez Navarro and fifth seed Kirsten Flipkens also won in straight sets in their second round matches to set up a clash against each other in the last eight stage.