Kimiko Date-Krumm has advanced to the Monterrey quarterfinals, with wins over top seed Flavia Pennetta and Timea Babos. Date-Krumm and partner Karolina Pliskova have made it past the first round of doubles competition. 2nd seed Ana Ivanovic also advanced to the quarterfinals today with a win over Aleksandria Wozniak.
Pliskova, by the way, has been at it again this week, hitting 16 aces in her second round match against Donna Vekic.
In other news: Li Na has withdrawn from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. Her withdrawal places Sorana Cirstea into the main draw.