Serena Williams in Italian quarters
ROME -- Serena Williams defeated Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 6-1 to extend her winning streak to 16 matches and move into the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Thursday.
Joining her there will be sister Venus Williams, who upset Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-3.
Serena called for the trainer while leading 4-1 in the second set and had her left ankle retaped. She easily won the last two games.
"I wanted to loosen the tape, and so I called the trainer to retape," Serena said. ...
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