Tennis: Bogdan, Ungur reach Monteroni quarter-finals
Romania’s Elena Bogdan and Liana Ungur reached the quarter¬finals of the 25,000 dollars ITF tournament in Monteroni ďArbia, Italy.
Fifth-seeded Bogdan beat Italy’s Nicole Clerico 6-3 6-1 and she will next meet Anne Schaeffer of Germany. Second-seeded Ungur defeated Italy’s Valentina Sulpizio 6-1 6-3 and she will play Italy’s Claudia Giovine (No. 6) in the third round. In women’s doubles, Bogdan and Andrea Koch-Benvenuto (Chile) reached the semifinals after winning over Sandra Martinovic (Bosnia)/Anne Schaeffer (Germany) 6-1 4-6 10-7; they will play second-seeds Evelyn and Julia Mayr of Italy.