Family Circle Cup: Petkovic, Errani, Kerber Advance to Quarter-Finals

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Friday, April 10th, 2015 | 0
Andrea Petkovic is through to the QF (photo:

Andrea Petkovic is through to the QF (photo:


Seeds Andrea Petkovic, Sara Errani, Angelique Kerber and Madison Keys progressed to the quarterfinals of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston after overcoming their respective counterparts on Thursday.

3rd seed Petkovic dominated local hope Madison Brengle 6-4 6-4, while 4th seed Errani had to dig deep to get the better of Spanish qualifier Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-2 5-7 6-2.

Besides, No. 5 seed Kerber and No. 7 seed Keys exhibited ruthless piece of tennis, as they thrashed their respective third-round opponents to make the last-eight stage.

However, it was the end of the road for 6th seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia, who was compelled to pull out of the match due to a foot injury.

3rd round Results

L Davis d. (15) M Barthel 6-4 3-0 (ret.)

(7) M Keys d. A Mitu 6-2 6-0

(4) S Errani d. (Q) SS Tormo 6-2 5-7 6-4

(Q) L Hradecka d. (8) C Garcia 5-7 7-5 6-4

(Q) D Kovinic d. (6) J Jankovic (Walkover)

(3) A Petkovic d. M Brengle 6-4 6-4

(5) A Kerber d. L Arruabarrena 6-3 6-0





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