China's Li Na advances at Pan Pacific Open

Updated: 25 September 2012 14:18 IST

China's Li Na defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the third round of the Pan Pacific Open.

China's Li Na advances at Pan Pacific Open
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Tokyo:

China's Li Na defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the third round of the Pan Pacific Open.

The seventh-seeded Li sealed the win when she broke Pavlyuchenkova in the final game and will next face the winner of Tuesday's late second-round match between 10th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki and Daniela Hantuchova.

In other matches, Croatia's Petra Martic upset fourth-seeded Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-4 while fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany downed Japan's Ayumi Morita 6-3, 6-4.

No. 9-seeded Marion Bartoli of France beat Germany's Julia Goerges 6-2, 7-5.

Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka faces Austria's Tamira Paszek later Tuesday.

Topics : Tennis Victoria Azarenka Caroline Wozniacki Samantha Stosur Maria Sharapova Na Li
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