Top seed Jana Cepelova wins two matches in one day to reach quarter-finals of WTA Suzhou


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Top seed Jana Cepelova wins two matches in one day to reach quarter-finals of WTA Suzhou

Tennis - Top seeded Jana Cepelova is through to the quarter-finals of the WTA Suzhou Ladies Open in China, after rain delays earlier in the week forced her to play two matches on Wednesday. Cepelova, who stunned World No.

1 Serena Williams en route to the finals in Charleston earlier this year, defeated Britishwoman Emily Webley-Smith 6-3, 6-3 in the first round and then defeated Eri Hozumi 6-1, 6-4. She will play local favourite Zheng Saisai for a place in the last four after Zheng scored a 6-0, 6-4 win over countrywoman Yang Zhaoxuan.

Second-seeded Patricia Mayr-Achleitner is also through to the quarter-finals, beating Magda Linette 7-6(3), 7-5. Other Second round results from Wednesday -
[4] Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) d Petra Martic (CRO) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 2
[7] Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) d Ling Zhang (HKG) | 6 - 3 | 5 - 7 | 6 - 1
Misa Eguchi (JPN) d Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) | 6 - 0 | 6 - 1
Risa Ozaki (JPN) d Chin-Wei Chan (TPE) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 2
Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) d [WC] Fangzhou Liu (CHN) | 0 - 6 | 7 - 6 (4) | 6 - 4