Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (SportsNetwork.com) – Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki had
little trouble in her second-round match Thursday at the Malaysian Open tennis
event, rolling into the quarterfinals with a straight-set victory.
Wozniacki blasted seven aces and broke serve three times in a 6-4, 6-1 rout of
China’s Lin Zhu. She needed just 75 minutes to advance to Friday’s
Next up for the Dane will be Germany’s Carina Witthoeft, a 7-6 (7-3), 6-0
winner Thursday against fifth-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic.
Also Thursday, Taiwanese wild card Su-Wei Hsieh outlasted Japan’s Misa Eguchi
in three sets, 6-3, 3-6, 6-0. Hsieh will play Russian qualifier Elizaveta
Kulichkova in the quarters.
Friday’s remaining quarterfinal matches will feature fourth-seeded Jarmila
Gajdosova of Australia against Japan’s Kurumi Nara and eighth-seeded Julia
Goerges of Germany against Romania’s Alexandra Dulgheru.
This week’s champion will collect $43,000.