Svitolina sets up Brisbane quarterfinal against Konta

ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 03, 2018 03:15 PM
Svitolina sets up Brisbane quarterfinal against Konta
Elina Svitolina of Ukraine plays a shot in her match against Ana Konjuh of Croatia during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Third-seeded Elina Svitolina moved into the Brisbane International quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-1 second-round win over Croatia's Ana Konjuh on Wednesday.

Svitolina, who won five WTA titles last year and peaked at No. 3, will next play fifth-seeded Johanna Konta.

Qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich rallied for a 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 win over Anett Kontaveit to set up a quarterfinal match against Alize Cornet.

On the men's side, Alexandr Dolgopolov breezed to a 6-1, 6-2 second-round win over Horacio Zeballos.

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