Tennis: Serena strikes twice

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The Independent Online
THE YOUNGER Williams sister, Serena, won twice yesterday to advance to the quarter-finals of the German Open in Berlin. Williams rolled past Jennifer Capriati 7- 6, 6-3, then returned an hour later to beat another American, Lisa Raymond, 6-1, 7-6.

Martina Hingis, the world No 1, also won easily, beating Russia's Elena Lichovtseva 6-4, 6-1. The third seed Steffi Graf advanced by struggling to a 7-6, 6-2 win against Zimbabwe's Cara Black, while Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beat her fellow Spaniard and the defending champion, Conchita Martinez, 6-1, 0-6, 7-5.