Heather Watson and Naomi Broady win in ITF action



by PRAKASH

Heather Watson and Naomi Broady win in ITF action

Tennis - British no. 3 Heather Watson is through to the quarter-finals of the ITF $100K event in Cagnes-Sur-Mer this week. Watson defeated Frenchwoman Claire Feuersteinm 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. This is her first tournament in over two months.

Swiss Timea Bacsinszky and Canadian Sharon Fichman are also through to the last eight. At the ITF $75K event in Slovak Republic, top seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova and American Madison Brengle were among those who advanced to the quarter-finals.

And at the ITF $50K event in Japan, Thai veteran Tamarine Tanasugarn, Naomi Broady and Kristyna Pliskova were among those who moved into the last eight. ITF $100K - Cagnes-Sur-Mer Second Round Results - Kiki BERTENS (NED) 6-2 6-1 Richel HOGENKAMP (NED)
Heather WATSON (GBR) 6-1 4-6 7-5 Claire FEUERSTEIN (FRA)
Sharon FICHMAN (CAN) [5] 6-4 0-6 6-4 Johanna KONTA (GBR)
Sachia VICKERY (USA) 3-6 7-5 6-3 Alexandra PANOVA (RUS)
Timea BACSINSZKY (SUI) 6-2 6-4 Aleksandra WOZNIAK (CAN)
Maryna ZANEVSKA (UKR) 6-1 6-2 Sofia ARVIDSSON (SWE)
Mathilde JOHANSSON (FRA) 6-3 6-2 Mirjana LUCIC-BARONI (CRO) ITF $75K Trnava, Slovak Republic Second Round Results - Barbora ZAHLAVOVA STRYCOVA (CZE) [1] 6-3 3-6 6-0 Lucie HRADECKA (CZE)
Madison BRENGLE (USA) 3-6 6-2 6-2 Andreea MITU (ROU)
Olivia ROGOWSKA (AUS) 6-3 6-2 Tadeja MAJERIC (SLO)
Aleksandra KRUNIC (SRB) Walkover Denisa ALLERTOVA (CZE)
Lesia TSURENKO (UKR) 6-3 6-3 Saisai ZHENG (CHN)
Danka KOVINIC (MNE) 6-3 6-2 Petra MARTIC (CRO) [4]
Katerina SINIAKOVA (CZE) 6-3 2-6 6-2 Anna-Lena FRIEDSAM (GER) [5]
Anna Karolina SCHMIEDLOVA (SVK) [2] 7-5 6-3 Margarita GASPARYAN (RUS) ITF $50K Fukuoka, Japan - Second Round Results - Yung-Jan CHAN (TPE) 6-2 5-7 7-6(8) An-Sophie MESTACH (BEL) [1]
Miharu IMANISHI (JPN) 6-2 4-6 6-2 Irena PAVLOVIC (FRA) [7]
Erika SEMA (JPN) [4] 7-6(6) 3-6 6-3 Qiang WANG (CHN)
Naomi BROADY (GBR) 3-6 7-6(12) 6-4 Junri NAMIGATA (JPN)
Ekaterina BYCHKOVA (RUS) [8] 7-6(4) 6-0 Tori KINARD (USA)
Shuko AOYAMA (JPN) 7-6(3) 6-4 Jarmila GAJDOSOVA (AUS)
Tamarine TANASUGARN (THA) 6-1 7-6(1) Yuuki TANAKA (JPN)
Kristyna PLISKOVA (CZE) [2] 6-4 6-3 Nao HIBINO (JPN)

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