[Yahoo] Dementieva into Gaz de France quarters

Rusty Backhand
09-30-2004, 08:31 PM
U.S. Open and French Open runner-up Elena Dementieva reached the quarterfinals of the Gaz de France Stars tournament Thursday, beating Michaela Pastikova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-2. The sixth-ranked Dementieva had some trouble in the first set against a player ranked 145 places below her. But she eventually took control and advanced to match against Denisa Chladkova.