3 Jan 2014

Third seeds win doubles quarter-final

6:28 am on 3 January 2014

The third-seeded doubles players, Lucie Hradecka and Michaella Krajicekhave reached the Auckland tennis Classic semi-finals.

They beat Ana Ivonvich and Kirsten Flipkens in a super tiebreak 3-6, 6-4, 10-3 and will meet twin sisters Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the semis.

Ivanovic and Flipkens fought hard against the seeded team, but Hradecka and Krajicek worked well as a unit, making it difficult for their opponents to stay in control of the match.