[Yahoo] Sharapova, Capriati advance at Advanta (AP)

Rusty Backhand
11-04-2004, 02:46 AM
Third-seeded Maria Sharapova moved into the quarterfinals of the Advanta Tennis Championships on Wednesday when Jelena Kostenic was forced to retire in the third set because of a strained groin. Sharapova split the first two sets 2-6, 6-4 and led 3-0 in the third when Kostenic stopped the match. Kostenic was injured during the second set.