2014/04/16

Former Winner Gajdosova Moves into Hobart Quarterfinals

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(January 9, 2013) Australia’s Jarmila Gajdosova defeated No.57 Olga Govortsova 6-3 6-1 at the Hobart International. She will meet Elena Vesnina next.

The Slovakian-born Gajdosova had to battle extremely windy conditions.  Gajdosova won the Hobart International in 2011.

 

Other wins on day four of the main draw saw Kirsten Flipkens defeat Serbia’s Bojana Jovanovski 6-3 6-2 while Tsvetana Pironkova came back from a set down to oust No.3 seed and world No.23 Klara Zakopalova 3-6 6-4 6-2.

 

The final match of the day saw Romania’s Monica Niculescu out power China’s Shuai Peng in three sets 3-6 6-4 6-4 to also move through to the round of eight.

MOORILLA HOBART INTERNATIONAL
Hobart, Australia
January 6-12, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Singles – Second Round
Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) d. (3) Klara Zakopalova (CZE) 36 64 62
Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d. Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 63 62
Monica Niculescu (ROU) d. Peng Shuai (CHN) 36 64 64
(WC) Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) d. Olga Govortsova (BLR) 63 61

Doubles – Quarterfinals
Arruabarrena-Vecino/Domínguez Lino (ESP/ESP) d. (1) Medina Garrigues/Shvedova (ESP/KAZ) w/o (Medina Garrigues: abdominal injury)
Barty/Bobusic (AUS/AUS) d. (3) Bratchikova/Husarova (RUS/SVK) 75 75
Babos/Minella (HUN/LUX) d. Begu/Halep (ROU/ROU) 76(1) 60

Order Of Play – Thursday, January 10, 2013
Centre Court (from 11.00hrs)
1. Jarmila Gajdosova vs. Elena Vesnina
2. Tsvetana Pironkova vs. Mona Barthel
3. Sloane Stephens vs. Lauren Davis
4. Muguruza/Torró-Flor vs. Gajdosova/Zakopalova
5. Monica Niculescu vs. Kirsten Flipkens

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