Hantuchova fends off seven break points, wins

9/12/2007 - Tennis

NUSA DUA, Indonesia -- Second-seeded Daniela Hantuchova
fought off seven break points and defeated Elise Tamaela 7-5, 6-3
in the Bali Open on Wednesday.

Also, Ayumi Morita upset sixth seeded Martina Muller 6-4, 6-0
and advanced to the quarterfinals.

Hantuchova survived two break points at 1-1 in the first set,
and eventually won the set when Tamaela netted a backhand.

With the second set at 2-all, Tamaela was up 40-0 but Hantuchova
came back to hold serve. Tamaela had two more break points trailing
5-4, but Hantuchova again held off the threat.