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Roland Garros, Paris, 25 May-8 June




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Jankovic encountered shoulder problems during her win

World number two Ana Ivanovic stormed into the French Open quarter-finals with a 6-0 6-0 thrashing of unseeded Czech Petra Cetkovska.

Ivanovic, the 2007 runner-up, is yet to drop a set in this year's tournament and has conceded just 15 games.

And the 20-year-old was again in sensational form as she swept aside world number 77 Cetkovska.

Also through is third seed Jelena Jankovic, who beat Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3 7-6 (7-3).

Next up for Ivanovic is Swiss 10th seed Patty Schnyder with a place in the semi-finals at stake.

"She played the perfect match today," admitted Schnyder ahead of he clash with Ivanovic.

It is getting better but the other muscles are having to compensate for the injury. The whole arm is a mess

Jelena Jankovic
"I think the way she played she's just maybe the favourite here after Henin retired."

Ivanovic took the opening set off Cetkovska in 24 minutes and showed no drop in concentration in the second.

The Serbian, last year's runner-up, easily saved two break points in the fifth game of the second set before completing the win in 54 minutes when Cetkovska netted a backhand.

It was the second love-love result of the women's tournament.

"It was much harder than it actually looked," she said. "I played almost without a mistake.

"She had a lot of chances but I stepped up and I was really playing my game and making so few unforced errors. I feel very confident going onto the next round."

Cetkovska said: "I put too much pressure on myself and I tried to do too much. But then, of course, she played very well."

Schnyder was a 6-2 6-4 winner against 27th seed Katarina Srebotnik, who beat Serena Williams in round three.

It was all too easy for the Austrian in the opening set and she broke at 4-4 in the second before serving out the match

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Jankovic, meanwhile, looked set to make light work of 19-year-old Radwanska but, following treatment for an shoulder complaint, was broken when serving for the match at 5-2 and 5-4 before coming through a tie-break to seal the triumph.

"I had everything under control but the pain in my arm affected my shots," she said. "I started to feel it in the beginning of the second set.

"It is getting better but the other muscles are having to compensate for the injury. The whole arm is a mess.

"I worked so hard to win the match. I didn't want to play a third set so thankfully I won the tie-break."

The 2007 semi-finalist will play Carla Suarez Navarro after the 19-year-old qualifier beat Flavia Pennetta 6-3 6-2.

Pennetta failed to kick on from her shock win against Venus Williams in round three, converting only one of nine break-point chances as Grand Slam debutant Suarez, who stunned Amelie Mauresmo in the second round, reached the last eight.


see also
French Open women's live scores
23 May 08 |  Tennis
French Open men's live scores
23 May 08 |  Tennis
Sharapova through to round four
31 May 08 |  Tennis


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