Tauziat, Huber Reach Quarterfinals
MOSCOW, Russia (AP) _ Fourth-seeded Nathalie Tauziat of France struggled to beat Tatjana Panova of Russia 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 Thursday in the $1.05 million Kremlin Cup.
In Friday’s quarterfinals, she will face Anke Huber of Germany, who defeated Romanian Roxana Dragomir 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
Dominique Van-Roost of Belgium, seeded fifth, downed 15-year-old Russian qualifier Lina Krasnoroutskaya 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
In other matches, Lisa Raymond of the United States beat Nadejda Petrova of Russia 6-2, 6-2, and Silvia Farina of Italy topped Sarah Pitkowski of France 6-1, 6-3.