Maria Sharapova lost the first four games Monday before settling down to become the first quarterfinalist at the Sony Open by beating Kirsten Flipkens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Eighth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium comfortably beat Yvonne Meusburger of Austria 6-1, 6-3 at the Open GDF Suez on Thursday to set up a quarterfinal against top-seeded Maria Sharapova.
Last year's runner-up, Sara Errani, also reached the last eight in straight sets.
Flipkens converted all four of her break points against Meusburger, and the third-seeded Errani broke Karin...
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January 29, 2014