Davenport in Bell Challenge quarters

Updated: 03 November 2007 11:38 IST

American Lindsay Davenport advanced to the Bell Challenge quarterfinals on Thursday night, routing Canada's Aleksandra Wozniak 6-1, 6-0.

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.

Topics : Tennis
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