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ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Jelena Dokic beat Chanda Rubin 6-4, 6-4 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swisscom Challenge.

Dokic, who received a first-round bye, overcame 11 double faults and 34 unforced errors in her first action in the event -- and then complained about the tournament schedule.

``Playing your first match four days into the tournament isn't ideal. Not playing until the last day possible is tough,'' Dokic said. ``But I guess it's something you need to deal with and now it's over and done with.''

With just one court and TV demands, organizers are often forced to weave an irregular program. Some players are given days off between matches, while others play matches back-to-back.

Neither Rubin nor Dokic served particularly well, with 10 breaks of service in the match.

In other action, ninth-seeded Sandrine Testud eliminated former French Open champion Iva Majoli 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Dokic plays eighth-seeded Silvia Farina Elia in the quarterfinals, while Testud faces Nathalie Tauziat. Testud replaced defending champion Martina Hingis -- who's sidelined with an ankle injury -- in the draw.
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