2012 New Haven Open: Quarterfinal Play Begins Thursday

The 2012 New Haven Open continues Thursday with the start of quarterfinal play. Only eight players remain, with seven of the top eight seeds still in action.

No. 2 seed Petra Kvitova, the highest remaining seed, will play No. 8 Lucie Safarova in the quarterfinal. Kvitova won her second-round match in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4. Safarova also cruised into the quarterfinal with a 6-4, 6-0 win.

No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki will face No. 6 Dominika Cibulkova on Thursday. Both players advanced with straight-set wins in the second round, althougth Wozniacki was pushed to a tiebreaker in her first set. No. 4 Sara Errani will face No. 5 Marion Bartoli in the quarterfinal.

The lone remaining unseeded player, Olga Govortsova, will face No. 7 seed Maria Kirilenko. Govortsova advanced past top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the second round after Radwanska was forced to retire due to a shoulder injury. Govortsova won the first set 6-0 and was leading the second set 2-1 when Radwanska withdrew.

Here is the complete schedule for Thursday:

Stadium Court, starting at 1 p.m. ET

No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki vs. No. 6 Dominika Cibulkova

No. 7 Maria Kirilenko vs. Olga Govortsova

Not before 7 p.m. ET

No. 2 Petra Kvitova vs. No. 8 Lucie Safarova

No. 4 Sara Errani vs. No. 5 Marion Bartoli

A complete live scorboard can be found at Sports Illustrated.

For more on the New Haven Open, please be sure to check out our tennis hub and SBNation.com, along with SB Nation Boston for all the latest news and updates.

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