[Yahoo] Defending champ Mauresmo advances (AP)

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11-04-2004, 11:46 PM
Defending champion Amelie Mauresmo advanced to the quarterfinals at the Advanta Tennis Championships on Thursday, defeating Iveta Benesova 6-2, 6-2. ``I played well here last year,'' the top-seeded Mauresmo said. ``I just hope I can keep it going for another few days.'' Second-seeded Anastasia Myskina struggled but held on to beat Rossana Neffa-De Los Rios 6-4, 7-6 (0).