3rd seed Flavia Pennetta was defeated yesterday in Monterrey in the second round by Barbaro Zahavova Strycova. Zahavova Strycova and Pennetta played for almost two and half hours, with the Czech player emerging the winner, 7-6, 2-6, 6-4.
Number 2 seed Marion Bartoli advanced, defeating Magdalena Rybarikova, 6-4, 6-0. Also advancing to the quarterfinals were Iveta Benesova and Vania King. King advanced by upsetting 5th seed Agnes Szavay.
Here is the quarterfinal draw:
Li Na vs. Lucie Safarova
Zahlavova Strycova vs. Iveta Benesova
Gisela Dulko vs. Zheng Jie
Vania King vs. Marion Bartoli