Quebec City:American Lindsay Davenport advanced to the Bell Challenge quarterfinals on Thursday night, routing Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak 6-1, 6-0.
Playing her third singles tournament since returning after giving birth to her first child in June, Davenport will face France's Stephanie Foretz on Friday. Foretz beat Sweden's Sofia Arvidsson 1-6, 6-2, 7-5.
Davenport, a three-time Gland Slam champion, returned to play in September, winning the Bali Open and reaching the semifinals in the China Open.
Earlier, Vania King set up a quarterfinal against fellow American Julie Ditty, beating Renata Voracova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.
Ditty defeated Maret Ani of Estonia 6-3, 6-3 at Club Avantage Multi-Sports de Quebec.
Eighth-seeded Olga Poutchkova of Russia also advanced, beating American Jill Craybas 6-2, 6-3.
Poutchkova will face second-seeded Vera Zvonareva of Russia, a winner over France's Severine Bermond on Wednesday night.