Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain outlasted defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Grand Prix SAR on Friday.
The unseeded Spaniard will next face Mandy Minella of Luxembourg, who edged Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
Bertens double-faulted nine times in a match which saw 20 breaks of serve.
In the other quarterfinal...
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Mandy Minella of Luxembourg and Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain rallied from a set down against seeded players to reach the Grand Prix SAR quarterfinals Thursday.
Minella beat fourth-seeded Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, and Dominguez Lino defeated ninth-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a match that included seven breaks of serve for each player.
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April 22, 2013
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NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – Reigning NCAA singles and doubles champion, Stanford’s Nicole Gibbs advanced to the finals of qualifying at the New Haven Open on Saturday with a 6-3, 6–3 win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino.
Gibbs is upset about the NCAA’s recent proposals for Division I college tennis which include 10-point tiebreaks...
Seeded players Jelena Dokic of Australia, Romina Oprandi of Switzerland and Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain were eliminated from the Copa BBVA Colsanitas on Wednesday.
No. 4 Dokic lost in the first round to Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, while the third-seeded Oprandi was defeated by Timea Babos of Hungary 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the second round outdoor clay event.