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Top-seeded Li Na advanced to the Shenzhen Open quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Julia Cohen of the United States in the second round on Wednesday.
The Chinese star overcame five double faults and struggled with her serve during the 94-minute match.
Li will play eighth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia.
No. 2-seeded Marion Bartoli also advanced by defeating Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele 7-5, 6-4. Bartoli will take on fifth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic for a place in the semifinals.
China's Zhou Yi-miao, ranked 177, completed the quarterfinals lineup with a 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3) win over Taiwan's Chang Kai-chen. Romania's Monica Niculescu, who ousted No. 7-seeded Laura Robson in the first round, will take on Zhou on Thursday.
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Klara Zakopalova advanced to the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday by beating second-seeded Marion Bartoli 6-3, 6-2.
The fifth-seeded Zakopalova will meet Monica Niculescu in the semifinals after the Romanian beat Yi-Miao Zhou of China 6-4, 6-2.
Top-seeded Li Na won her third match of the tournament, defeating eighth-seeded Serbian Bojana Jovanovski 6-3, 6-3, and Peng...
(January 3, 2013) Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Repuvlic moved into the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open on Thursday by knocking out second seed Marion Bartoli 6-3, 6-2.
Top seed Li Na won another straight set match, her third match of the tournament, defeating Serbian Bojana Jovanovski 6-3, 6-3. She’ll play Peng Shuai who defeated Annika Beck of Germany 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 to set up...
SHENZHEN LONGGANG GEMDALE OPEN
December 30, 2012-January 5, 2013
Results – Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Singles – Second Round
(1) Li Na (CHN) d. Julia Cohen (USA) 63 64
(2) Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. (Q) Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 75 64
(LL) Zhou Yi-Miao (CHN) d. Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) 46 62 76(3)
Doubles – Quarterfinals