Top seed Larsson prevails in Bol, Sakkari in last eight

Top seed Johanna Larsson moved into the second round of the Bol Open on Wednesday with a straight-sets win over Elitsa Kostova.

Larsson, beaten by Yulia Putintseva in round two of the French Open last week, prevailed 6-2 6-3 on the clay in Croatia and will now face Beatriz Haddad Maia.

Maria Sakkari came through her first-round match against wildcard Ajla Tomljanovic 6-4 4-6 6-1 and goes straight through to the quarter-finals after Alison Van Uytvanck withdrew from the tournament.

Eighth seed Sara Errani was a comfortable 6-1 6-4 victory over Aleksandrina Naydenova, while Aleksandra Krunic, Tena Lukas and Ivana Jorovic also advance on day two.

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