Pavlyuchenkova reaches Seoul quarterfinals

by: AP September 18, 2013

AP Photo

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)—Already a two-time winner this year, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova reached the Korea Open quarterfinals by beating wild card Lee Ye-ra of 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday.

Pavlyuchenkova, who won her fourth and fifth career titles in April in Monterrey and Estoril, will face Irina-Camelia Begu, who defeated sixth-seeded Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-0.

Eighth-seeded Annika Beck also lost, to Vera Dushevina 6-3, 7-5.

Advancing were Lara Arruabarrena, into her first quarterfinals since February, and Francesca Schiavone, who last made the last eight on Birmingham grass in June.
 

More Stories

New roof at U.S. Open, but no rain expected for first week

The approximately $150 million project features an air management system and sliding shutters that seal the stadium.

“Old" Grandstand to be used at U.S. Open for one more year, as Court 10 deemed unplayable

The USTA said Sunday that it hopes to have Court 10 ready for play in the next few days.

Three to See, 2016 U.S. Open Day 1: Isner vs. Tiafoe; Sock vs. Fritz; Djokovic vs. Janowicz

Two intriguing all-American match-ups, and an early test for the top seed, give Day 1 an important feel.