Top-seeded Lin Zhu of China outlasted Japan’s Moyuka Uchijima 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open on Thursday in Osaka.
Uchijima smashed eight aces and saved 14 of 21 break points to stay in the match. But Zhu, after falling behind 1-0 in the third set, won six straight games to finish it off.
Next up, Zhu will face American Elizabeth Mandlik, who beat Canada’s Rebecca Marino 7-5, 3-6, 6-1.
No. 3 seed Xinyu Wang of China eased past Himeno Sakatsume of Japan 6-4, 6-2. Arianne Hartono of the Netherlands needed just 59 minutes to beat Panna Udvardy of Hungary 6-2, 6-0.
–Field Level Media
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