With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest U.S. Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.
Third-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy advanced to the Texas Open final on Thursday after routing Bojana Jovanovski 6-0, 6-0. She will face second-seeded Jelena Jankovic in the final.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic advanced to the semifinals of the Texas Open on Thursday night, beating eighth-seeded Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-1 in the hard-court tournament.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia outlasted Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 6-7 (7), 7-6 (4), 6-1 to advance to the second round of the Texas Open on Monday.