[Yahoo] Medina Garrigues advances in Palermo (AP)

Rusty Backhand
07-22-2005, 11:01 PM
Anabel Medina Garrigues defeated Mariana Diaz-Oliva 7-5, 6-1 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Palermo International. Fifth-seeded Klara Koukalova also reached the semifinals, beating lucky loser Martina Muller 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-2. Medina Garrigues, the defending champion, saved a set point in the first set before cruising through the second against Diaz-Oliva.