Henin into Brisbane last eight

TENNIS: Former world No1 Justine Henin continued her winning comeback from retirement with a straight-sets victory over Sesil Karatantcheva at the Brisbane International.

The Belgian, playing in her first official tournament in almost two years, came through 6-4, 6-3 to set up a quarter-final clash with Hungary’s Melinda Czink.

In the men’s draw, top seed Andy Roddick also progressed after beating Australian Carsten Ball 7-6 (7-0), 6-3.