Dementieva, Mauresmo win in straight sets, advance

Updated: October 24, 2008, 9:02 PM ET
Associated Press

LUXEMBOURG -- Olympic champion Elena Dementieva beat Gisela Dulko of Argentina 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Fortis Championships.

The top-seeded Russian will play former No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo on Friday. The French veteran swept past Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany 6-3, 6-1.

In the only other second-round match remaining, seventh-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain defeated Catalina Castano of Colombia 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

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