Mlade­n­ovic up­set, Halep ad­vances at Citi Open

The Washington Times Daily - - SPORTS -

Cana­dian wild card Bianca An­dreescu knocked off sec­ond-seeded Kristina Mlade­n­ovic in straight sets to ad­vance to the quar­ter­fi­nals of the Citi Open.

An­dreescu beat Mlade­n­ovic 6-2, 6-3 on Thurs­day. In other women’s matches, top-seeded Si­mona Halep came back from los­ing the first set to beat Mar­i­ana Duque-Marino 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, and An­drea Petkovic beat Eu­ge­nie Bouchard 6-2, 4-6, 6-0. Five of the top seven seeds in the women’s draw reached the quar­ter­fi­nals.

In the men’s draw, third-seeded Mi­los Raonic won a lengthy first-set tiebreak on the way to beat­ing Mar­cos Bagh­datis 7-6 (7), 6-3. Raonic will next face eighth-seeded Jack Sock, who beat fel­low Amer­i­can Jared Don­ald­son 7-6 (6), 6-2.

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