Zvonareva advances to semifinals
PATTAYA, Thailand -- Top-seeded Vera Zvonareva of Russia scored a 6-0, 7-5 (5) quarterfinal victory over fifth-seeded Sybille Bammer on Friday in the Pattaya Open.
Zvonareva, the 14th-ranked defending champion, rallied from 3-5 down in the second set to win, improving her career record against her Austrian rival to 4-0.
Bammer won the Pattaya Open title in 2007.
Zvonareva benefited from a flurry of unforced errors from her opponent and cruised through the first set in 27 minutes.
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