Posted October 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Top-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open by beating Virginie Razzano of France 1-6, 6-2, 6-4. Stosur, the 2011 U.S. Open champion, rallied after having her serve broken three times in the first set at the Utsubo Tennis Center. Razzano had 10 double-faults. The Australian will next face Jamie Hampton in the quarterfinals. The American defeated wild-card Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand 7-5, 7-5. Also, Japanese qualifier Misaki Doi beat Olga Puchkova of Russia 6-3, 6-2 and will next take on Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa, while Kai-Chen Chang of Taiwan defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia 7-6 (4), 6-3 and will play eighth-seeded Laura Robson of Britain in the quarterfinals.

Stosur advances to 2nd round at Japan Open

Top-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia advanced to the second round of the Japan Open by beating Erika Sema of Japan 6-4, 6-2 on Monday. Stosur, who won the tournament in Osaka in 2009, had five aces and converted 5 of 6 break points. The ninth-ranked Stosur reached the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo earlier this month and is seeking her first title of the year. ...

Stosur Rallies Past Razzano in Osaka

HP OPENOsaka, JapanOctober 8-14, 2012$220,000/InternationalHard/OutdoorsResults – Wednesday, October 10, 2012Singles – Second Round(1) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Virginie Razzano (FRA) 16 62 64Jamie Hampton (USA) d. (WC) Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) 75 75Misaki Doi (JPN) d. (Q) Olga Puchkova (RUS) 63 62Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) d. Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 76(4) 63Doubles – First Round(2...

Top Seed Stosur Advances, McHale Falls in Osaka

HP OPEN Osaka, Japan October 8-14, 2012 $220,000/International Hard/Outdoors Results – Monday, October 8, 2012 Singles – First Round (1) Samantha Stosur (AUS) d. Erika Sema (JPN) 64 62 Chang Kai-Chen (TPE) d. (3) Christina McHale (USA) 63 76(5) Heather Watson (GBR) d. Polona Hercog (SLO) 64 64 Pauline Parmentier (FRA) d. Mathilde Johansson (FRA) 62 62 Jamie Hampton (USA) d. Ayumi...
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