Ivanovic sets up Mallorca Open quarterfinal with Garcia
MALLORCA, Spain (AP) Former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic cruised into the Mallorca Open quarterfinals by beating Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain 6-1, 6-0 on Thursday.
Ivanovic conceded only seven points on her first serve, and set up her second quarterfinal of the season against another local, Caroline Garcia.
Garcia has beaten Ivanovic in their last three matches, all a year ago, but this will be their first meeting on grass.
Garcia beat Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany 6-4, 7-6 (8).
Also advancing were Veronica Cepede Royg of Paraguay, and Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium.