[Yahoo] Mauresmo beats Sugiyama in Linz quarters (AP)

Rusty Backhand
10-29-2004, 04:16 PM
Top-seeded Amelie Mauresmo eliminated defending champion Ai Sugiyama 6-2, 6-4 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies Open. Mauresmo, briefly ranked No. 1 this season, improved to 7-0 against Sugiyama. The Frenchwoman now meets Jelena Jankovic, who beat Vera Zvonareva 6-4, 6-4. ``I am a little bit surprised to have played so well.