Agencia EFEJanuary 7, 2014 14:31
International Sports Desk, Jan 7 (EFE).- Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro defeated Russia's Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 Tuesday in the second round of the Apia International tournament in Sydney, Australia.
The next opponent for Suarez Navarro, who is seeded 11th at the tournament, will be Germany's Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Kerber, the No. 5 seed, beat Estonia's Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-4 in the second round.
The 25-year-old Suarez Navarro, who is ranked 16th in the world, is the highest-ranked Spanish women's tennis player.