Thursday, September 23, 2010

Date Krumm advances to both quarterfinals and semifinals in Seoul

Defending champion Kimiko Date Krumm upset 2nd seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova today in Seoul. Date Krumm's 6-2, 6-1 victory puts her into the quarterfinals, in which she will face 8th seed Agnes Szavay.

3rd seed Maria Kirilenko was upset by counrywoman and wild card Dinara Safina, 4th seed Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez was upset by Ekaterina Makarova, and 6th seed Yaroslava Shvedova was defeated by Kirsten Flipkens.

Shvedova and partner Vania King--Wimbledon and U.S. Open champions--were upset in the doubles quarterfinals by Date Krumm and partner Ayumi Morita.

In the Tashkent quarterfinals, top seed Alexandra Dulgheru was upset 7-6, 2-6, 6-3 by 5th seed Monica Niculescu. 7th seed Alla Kudryavtseva upset 2nd seed Akgul Amanmuradova 7-6, 6-3.

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