Ivanovic advances to 3rd round at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China (AP) — Ana Ivanovic advanced to the third round of the Wuhan Open with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Madison Brengle on Tuesday.

The ninth-seeded Ivanovic has only dropped seven games in two matches. She saved all 10 break points she faced and hit six aces to defeat Brengle.

Also, Belinda Bencic of Switzerland retired from her match against Camila Giorgi of Italy with a left leg injury. Bencic, who was coming off a loss to Agnieszka Radwanska in the Tokyo Pan Pacific final on Sunday, retired after dropping the first set 6-2.

In other matches, sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany defeated Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, and Kristina Mladenovic of France beat 14th-seeded Madison Keys of the United States 7-5, 1-6, 6-2.