London - Second seed Victoria Azarenka crushed Ana Ivanovic 6-1 6-0 in just
over an hour to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday.
Belarussian Azarenka completely outclassed the former French Open
champion, seeded 14th, moving her relentlessly around the court with a
succession of accurate and powerful groundstrokes.
main problem in the second set was a pigeon trapped under the Centre
Court roof but she calmly removed a few feathers which fluttered on to
the playing surface before resuming her impressive performance that
included only six unforced errors.
The Australian Open champion
sealed victory when Serb Ivanovic netted a backhand and will play
Austrian Tamira Paszek in the last eight.