Serena Williams advances to Cincinnati quarters

Updated: 16 August 2013 09:24 IST

Williams is playing the event for the fifth time, with her best showing to date being a semi-final berth in 2006.

Serena Williams advances to Cincinnati quarters

Cincinnati, Ohio:

Top seed Serena Williams stayed the course at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Thursday, pounding out a 6-4, 6-1 defeat of Mona Barthel.

The American beat her 32nd-ranked German in dominating style in a night game to reach the quarter-finals of the hardcourt tournament.

Williams is playing the event for the fifth time, with her best showing to date being a semi-final berth in 2006.

Topics : Andy Roddick David Nalbandian Roger Federer Serena Williams Juan Martin del Potro Andy Murray Tennis
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