(January 9, 2013) Australia’s Jarmila Gajdosova defeated No.57 Olga Govortsova 6-3 6-1 at the Hobart International. She will meet Elena Vesnina next.
The Slovakian-born Gajdosova had to battle extremely windy conditions. Gajdosova won the Hobart International in 2011.
Other wins on day four of the main draw saw Kirsten Flipkens defeat Serbia’s Bojana Jovanovski 6-3 6-2 while Tsvetana Pironkova came back from a set down to oust No.3 seed and world No.23 Klara Zakopalova 3-6 6-4 6-2.
The final match of the day saw Romania’s Monica Niculescu out power China’s Shuai Peng in three sets 3-6 6-4 6-4 to also move through to the round of eight.
Australian wild card and former champion Jarmila Gajdosova beat Olga Govortsova of Belarus 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the Hobart International quarterfinals on Wednesday.
The Slovakian-born Gajdosova served well in windy conditions against Govortsova, who had beaten fifth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro in the first round.
Gajdosova, who won the Hobart International in 2011, said '...
(January 10, 2013) American Sloane Stephens won a hard-fought battle past her countrywoman qualifier Lauren Davis to win 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 to move into the semifinals of the Hobart International.
Australia’s Jarmila Gajdosova fell to Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-2. Vesnina will face Stephens next.
Defending champion Mona Barthel if going for back-to-back Hobart titles won 6-3 6-3 win...