(January 30, 2013) Mona Barthel stopped fifth seed Roberta Vinci at the Open GDF Suez on Wednesday, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the second round.
Barthel will play third-seeded Marion Bartoli in the quarterfinals after the Frenchwoman battled back from four set-points down to defeat Christina McHale 7-5, 6-1.
Bartoli has been named to the French Fed Cup team after a nine year hiatus.
Bartoli fell out with former captain Nicolas Escude but current Fed Cup captain Amelie Mauresmo.
Bartoli will join Pauline Parmentier, Kristina Mladenovic, Alize Cornet and Virginie Razzano on the French team
OPEN GDF SUEZ
January 28-February 3, 2013
Results - Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Singles – Second Round
(2/WC) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. (Q) Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 76(5) 63
(3) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. Christina McHale (USA) 75 61
Mona Barthel (GER) d. (5) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 46 61 63
(6/WC) Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP)...