Source: The Courier Mail (Australia), August 04, 2006
Sam no match for Kim
KIM Clijsters highlighted the difference between Australia's best and the world's best yesterday, thrashing Sam Stosur in straight sets at the Accura Classic in San Diego.
Stosur, the top ranked Australian who reached a career high No. 39 in the latest WTA rankings, was beaten 6-1, 6-2 in a second-round match lasting just 53 minutes.
It was top seed Clijsters' 12th win in 13 starts.
The Belgian world No. 2 next plays Jelena Jankovic, who beat Alana Bondarenko, of Ukraine, 6-1, 7-6, (7-4). Another Serb, 14th-seeded Ana Ivanovic, dispatched 33-year-old American Amy Frazier 6-3, 6-2.