Top-seeded Ivanovic advances, but injures ankle in process
DOHA, Qatar -- Australian Open champion Maria Sharapova, top-seeded Ana Ivanovic and No. 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova advanced to the third round at the Qatar Open on Wednesday.
Sharapova beat Russian qualifier Galina Voskoboeva 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, Kuznetsova edged Nathalie Dechy 7-5, 7-5, and Ivanovic beat Olga Govortsova 6-3, 6-1 but twisted her ankle toward the end of the match.
"It became a very tough match at the end because the pain in my leg was increasing," Ivanovic said. "However, ...
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