[Yahoo] Farina Elia advances in Canberra (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-12-2005, 11:16 AM
Top-seeded Silvia Farina Elia of Italy advanced to the quarterfinals of the Canberra Classic on Wednesday with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld. Hungarian Melinda Czink beat No. 2 seed and 2002 champion Anna Smashnova of Israel 6-2 6-1. In other matches Wednesday, Lindsay-Lee Waters of the United States defeated Aniko Kapros of Hungary 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, Serbian teenager Ana Ivanovic...