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Radwanska marches on in China

2016-10-13 10:45
Agnieszka Radwanska (AFP)

Tianjin - Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the quarter-finals of the Tianjin Open on Thursday.

The Pole needed just 65 minutes on the hard-courts of the Chinese city to ease past Evgeniya Rodina 6-1, 6-1.

Radwanska was flawless in the opening set, grabbing the early break and taking the set without even facing a break point.

After racing to a 4-0 lead in the second set, Radwanska saved one break point before sealing the match.

The win earns her a place in the last eight where she will face local Shuai Peng. Later in the day, Peng defeated Kai-Chen Chang  6-3, 6-2.

In other results, Alison Riske beat Magda Linette 6-3, 7-6(2) and fifth seed Monica Puig eased past Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino 6-4, 6-2.

Results from the WTA Tianjin Open in Tianjin on Thursday:

Women's singles

2nd round

Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x1) bt Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 6-1, 6-1

Peng Shuai (CHN) bt Kai-Chen Chang (TPE) 6-3, 6-2

Mnica Puig (PUR x5) bt Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 6-4, 6-2

Alison Riske (USA) bt Magda Linette (POL) 6-3, 7-6 (7/2)

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