Clijsters walks it

Kim Clijsters has made it to the quarter finals of the WTA Tournament in Cincinnati. The 18-year-old American Christina McHale was no match for the former world number one. Clijsters won the match in two sets 6-1, 6-1. She will meet the Italian Flavia Pennetta (WTA-18) in the quarter finals

Christina McHale (WTA-132) offered little resistance.

It took Clijsters just an hour and four minutes to see off the American.

Clijsters is now the highest-ranked player still left in the tournament with Jelena Jankovic (WTA-2), Caroline Wozniacki (WTA-3) having been knocked out.

Blood, sweat and tears

Yannina Wickmayer had anything but an easy ride in her match against China’s Na Li.

Eventually the Fleming won in three set 2-6, 6-2, 7-6, after 2 hours and 14 minutes of play.