[Yahoo] Defending champion Srebotnik advances at ASB Classic (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-02-2006, 05:46 AM
Katarina Srebotnik beat Eleni Daniilidou 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 Monday in a match between former champions at the $145,000 ASB Women's Classic. Srebotnik, the defending champion and fifth seed, overcame a swirling wind to force 2003 and 2004 champion Daniilidou out in the tournament's first round for the second straight year.